A nice view of the aurora borealis (“Northern Lights”) strong enough to outshine the industrial lighting at the power plant. The lights in the foreground direct ships discharging coal for the station.
A buck-fifty shot for a postcard stand. Taken from the Stone Arch Bridge.
The top of Dock 4 was too dangerous to explore, but this panorama gives you an idea of the view (and how rotten the wood was).
Parrish and Heimbecker (front) Davidson & Smith-AU-S (middle) Government (back)
Thick glass windows allow workers to check the beet juice levels in this steel tank. You can tell by the reinforcement that it had a lot of liquid and had to hold against immense pressure. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7.
The pilot house, lit with the lights of Superior.
Camera: Pentax 67. Film: Kodak Ektar 100.
These tubes would bring cement to the top of the plant for storage in the silos.
A side view of the floatation level. I found it interesting that there were little ladders and staircases in the mill to help workers get around–this place was not as shoddy as other mills I’ve seen.