The gear seems to have fallen the height of the power station and shattered. I wonder what it sounded like…
One of the smallest of the many elevators in Thunder Bay, this little elevator held corn for the glucose and starch lines.
One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad.
The hospital was surrounded by walking paths that crisscrossed the front green, as it was called. Part of Kirkbride’s plan was to have ample opportunities for exercise outdoors–fresh air, especially cold fresh air, was thought to have curative properties.
As a storm moves across Lake Superior toward Duluth, an ore freighter anchors behind the Superior light station.
Admin, 2005. This is the only good picture I took of the Administration Tower before a lightning strke ignited its roof. Now a metal cap keeps the water out of the most iconic building at the Kirkbride.
Below the factory floor is a network of hallways and tunnels, all flooded with water.
At Treasure Mountain mine. This collapsed building was likely the 1937 Compressor House, which pushed compressed air and water into the Sanitago Tunnel in the time it was producing.
The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod.