I found a meth lab in this building once. (Yes, I called it in.)
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
An old stoker in a power plant that was abandoned long before the mill next to it, by all indications. Sugar mills burned dry beet pulp pellets for fuel.
A storm passes over BOMARC’s center row of launch buildings. You can clearly see the tracks on which the roof would retract for launch.
Dominion was acquired by UGG, which designated the elevator ‘M’. Their offices still have safety signage.
At sunrise the fog rose near the solvent recovery line. You can barely read the “XXX” warning.
I am not sure, but I think this section was a storehouse; it has two ramps that connect the rail yard outside and the blacksmith shop. On all of the historic doors that face that part of the yard, signs caution workers to look out for cars…
As a storm moves across Lake Superior toward Duluth, an ore freighter anchors behind the Superior light station.