I am not sure what caused the discoloration, but two of the walls near the door to the machine shop are stained yellow-red. I assume this had to do with the walls in relation to blowing piles of iron ore, and that the walls have been partly infused with iron oxide. Any other ideas?
The two exhaust vents coming out from the boilers en route to the stacks. Plywood marks where where catwalks were removed to extract equipment.
In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark.
Whoever did this: good job. You get it.
A twin-engine crew pushes full taconite cars onto Dock 6.
Christmas lights from the time Island Station was an art studio lean against a rusty boiler.
“Richard Glumac ’45”. Brick Graffiti Series.
Moon of M.R. 5-22-1985. Brick Graffiti Series.
Part of a vintage neon sign. I hope it’s been preserved–it reminds me of the sign that hung over my grandfather’s tv sales and repair shop in small town Minnesota.