Portland Huron and downtown Duluth from the end of the Elevator A slip.
A morning breeze pushes the last ice from the lake against Wisconsin Point.
The sun sets in front of a huge concrete building—about four times the size of the power plant. Probably a corn storage bin from an ethanol operation that ran here in the 1980s.
Different doors for different vehicles, I would guess. White Pine Mine used tire-based vehicles, rather than track-based, making it pretty different than other mines I’ve been to.
Looking from the crane-motor catwalk into the Calumet. The arm shown here with the pulleys looped through it would have been lowered and the bucket conveyor in it would throw grain to waiting ships and boats bound for flour mills and foreign lands.
“What’s that diamond thingy on the Pilot House?” you ask? It’s a 1920s-era radio transmission direction finder, a pre-radar navigation aid. Lit with diffused flash.
The pitch of the roof is more typical for areas with lots of snow—not the border of Ohio and Kentucky. So, I assume this roofline accommodated some equipment inside for trains—note the tracks.
Capitol 6 has three annexes. It must have a massive capacity. Note the poor condition of the breakwater.
Taking a midwinter hike in Cramer after a blizzard and ice storm was my idea. Do my friends seem upset to you? Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400