Minnesota Power’s Taconite Harbor power station, as seen through the ship loading control room windows.
Allouez had already suffered one major fire. It didn’t need another–especially under Dock 1’s wooden approach.
Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.
A self portrait from more than a decade ago.
One of the principal businesses in McConnell was a farm implement and lumber store. This is too new to have been bought there, but I like that it’s still on the edge of town. It’s more comfortable than the emptiness beyond, that used to be a little prairie town.
The backside of Inglis’ elevator row, a Canadian National Heritage site, where 5 elevators still stand over CPR tracks.
One of the last improvements to this elevator was the addition of a new scale in 1968.
On the National Mine property are two shafts, both serving the same workings. This one seems to have gotten some upgrades in the 1960s, judging from the condition of the metal.
Demolition following the arson of the Administration Building.