Looking toward the famous Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge from Lake Superior. Shot on a the legendary Pentax 67.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
The old truck scale sits in the middle of what was Nettleton Avenue Slip.
Taken several years before the tornado story when the weather, and the condition of the buildings, were nice.
A simple porcelain fountain in the original brewhouse. The water fountain, no doubt, is not original.
Days after the long-flooded basement was pumped out. Note the water lines!
The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch.
In this section of the Men’s Ward, sealed by brick from lower floors, the room doors had messages painted in their inside–some motivational, some not. I would be interested to hear if anyone knows the backstory of this section. Lighting is natural; it was just after sunset.
Looking out of the elevators. Canada Malting, Vitera A and Vitera B in the background.