In the modern control room at the base of the white elevator tower are the electronics that ran the newer building, its rail components and boat-loading component. The superstructure permeates all spaces here, as can be seen with the crossing I-beams in the main office.
Portland Huron and downtown Duluth from the end of the Elevator A slip.
Most of the control panels were faceless. No doubt, they were parted out to keep other sugar mills alive.
The underwater superstructure of the dock was visible through these big holes.
Science Alert. When the sun strikes an object, that object absorbs some of the infared light in the form of heat. The heat absorbed by the old Soo dock absorbed and radiated that energy to melt off the snow from the ice around it, making it very reflective.
There is no denying that the Fergus Falls asylum was a beautiful place, especially around sunset.
Energy conserving window plastic does no good when the doors are all open and the heat’s off.
Looking from abandoned to active. The end of Dock 6 often has a crane and some shacks on it, as the chutes aren’t used anymore. Instead, conveyors are installed on the land-side of the dock that fill docked vessels, making the end of the dock little more than a breakwater and a place to park repair and recovery equipment.
90% of Brach’s looks like this. Concrete walls, mushroom pillars, and water over the floor.