There is no denying that the Fergus Falls asylum was a beautiful place, especially around sunset.
Even in monochrome, you can probably tell what colors were over Hastings that evening: Red, White, and Blue.
There are a few campers parked in the abandoned buildings around the NAD. I am guessing that they were once a more secure place to store such things OR they have always been wide open, and this was a quick and free way to dump unwanted toys.
When ‘men’ meant ‘worker’.
I love the texture of the rust through the decaying yellow paint.
Negative twenty looks much warmer in retrospect, wouldn’t you say? Taken through the window of a gantry crane cab.
A light-painted portrait of one of the few remaining carts that moved everything from fresh eggs to soiled laundry through the tunnels.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
Early bird catches the shadow of Battle Mountain blaring across the ghost town.