When I see this picture, I imagine that I am an ant exploring a mushroom farm.
These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them.
At noon, the lower skylights around the shops glow yellow-green, thanks to the flora blooming on the roof above.
I’m very happy to have caught Marquette before it was completely destroyed. If you’re wondering, it costs about $1,000,000 to demolish and elevator like this, and not that much work for the demo crews.
The only light in the ‘coffin’ of the Atlas E is that which leaks through the exhaust vents.
You can see almost ever level of the factory from this spot.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below.