This battlement-like tower is the first thing one sees coming to Old Taylor from Frankfort.
Minnesota Power’s Taconite Harbor power station, as seen through the ship loading control room windows.
The BOMARC launch buildings are spaced on a large concrete pad that looks like a parking lot. Out of view are underground pipes for fueling and cooling the rocket motors.
Redlining is the practice of shutting certain races out of neighborhoods, and it is still a big problem today. Such behaviors were a big factor in creating the need for these projects.
Candy jar molds, in the far corner of the paint shop.
A stencil instructs the first and third shifts to ask security for access. Security was out during all my visits, except one mishap where a strung-out local chased me with a truck. Having spent a decade exploring the U.P., I was not caught off guard.
Before Portland-Huron Cement’s Duluth Plant was (mostly) demolished and (partly) turned into a hotel, the top of its silos gave a cinematic view of elevator row.
The hike to the village is steep. This is looking into the valley from the halfway point.
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.