An unplanned skylight. It’s unclear why some parts of the building had wooden roofing, while others were highly reinforced with brick.
Hotel Duluth from the roof of the Temple Opera Block, just before the sun dipped below Thompson Hill. The tires are a kind of calling card for the building’s former owner. Where my feet are in this picture used to be the third floor of the building (note the outline of the floors on the wall to the left).
A wide view of the complex from a far rooftop.
A gate large enough to accommodate a missile, next to the ruins of the guard shack. Wyoming is the intersection of lonely and beautiful.
One of my favorite night views of Fort Snelling’s so-called Upper Post, taken between snowstorms.
Superior Street, as seen from the roof of the Temple Opera Block. Below is one of the sealed sidewalk elevator hatches.
From my archives–the NorShor as an innocent gentleman’s club, called ‘the NorShor Experience’.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades.