Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter.
Sunrise over Mill Hell, and all of Kurth’s various skyways. The elevators in the foreground date to the mid-1920s, Electric Steel is behind and is a little earlier than that.
The snowflake (?) patterns were hand-laid throughout the hospital. It is possible some or all of these tiles were laid by patients, as it is on record that they were used for simple tasks in the name of occupational therapy.
The Big Dipper brought its friends into view, and the best seat is 80-feet up.
Taken just after the sun set over Duluth. Don’t you love that green glow?
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
One night, I camped behind the sugar mill. You can tell be the clouds that a cold front was moving out—it was a hot day.
It’s not a good sign when you can see the chimney through the roof.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.