The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up.
Thunder Bay Elevator, now stands without a headhouse. Around the silos, a few shacks still stand.
I found out some of my friends were going to be married while I was on top of Gold Medal one evening while it was snowing.
SWP4-A on the left and Viterra C on the right in a 90-degree panorama.
In the background you can see the crane, which would in the weeks to follow bring all you see here to the ground.
As wind and currents moved the ice around between the ore docks, the sounds of crunching echoed through the otherwise quiet bar.
Although most of the buildings were open and empty, a few carried signs.
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.
On the left is the 1907 elevator section and its 1926 expansion is on the right. Interesting how the century-old silos seem to be faring better. Windows provided light to the underground conveyor tunnels, which were used to bring grain out of the silos by gravity.