A heavy steel rail door to help funnel explosions upward, rather than outward.
When the dock across the slip loads, the lighting below the otherwise dark ‘5’ can get a little wild.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture.
Trees between duplexes overshadow the buildings they were planted to shield; revenge for the boards on the windows.
After a short rainfall douses the mill in downtown Fergus Falls, the river next to the brick walls swells and the sounds of water overtakes the echos of the nearby bars. Reflections are on the foundation of the former distribution and rail building.
The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod.
One of the principal businesses in McConnell was a farm implement and lumber store. This is too new to have been bought there, but I like that it’s still on the edge of town. It’s more comfortable than the emptiness beyond, that used to be a little prairie town.
Looking out of one of the biggest houses in Animas Forks toward the rest of the residential district. It is hard to imagine the life the people here lived, for those that stayed the winter.