Looking through the an access panel at the hoist room for Shaft No. 3. The cable had long ago been scrapped, along with the motors to drive the pulleys. I still admire the workmanship on the spool’s arching metal shell.
This was taken before the top of the docks really started to rot-out; now this stretch past the crane is distinctly unsafe to cross. Still, you can’t beat the view of Dock #2 winding into the distance, where the approach is chopped-off before the yard used to extend.
Canal Park (see bridge) and some of old downtown, formerly Duluth City Hall and Police Department (center-left). At least one star has appeared in the sky…
Another perfect Indianan sunset alights like a bird on the tops of the vent houses and tree-packed smokestacks.
A typical large mine tunnel. You can just make out the narrow gauge rail.
Daisy Mill could accept shipments from water, rail, and truck at one time. Now everything comes and goes by rail.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.
This sign was important when trains ran the length of the elevator.
35mm Film, Expired. An abandoned swath of NAD is landlocked by soybean fields.