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.
Taken just after the sun set over Duluth. Don’t you love that green glow?
Brick crowns of the twin stacks are not aging well.
Ava near the Memorial Building. The block glass embedded in the sidewalk here is actually a skylight for the tunnel below, which connects the Memorial Building to the steam and supply systems of the hospital.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very.
In this ghost town where there were brick, wooden, and dirt-brick buildings, the latter fared the best by far.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.