On of the oldest buildings on the property. Look how wavy it’s become!
In case power was lost, this manual signal could direct trains on and off the taconite trestle. Turning the pole would change the color of the light on top and the shape of the metal flags.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
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.
ZC was sure proud of his castle!
I’ll remember the neon glow fondly.
An interesting crane in the back of the machine shop. It seems very light duty, so I am not certain what it was used for.
Looking up the tallest structure left at ACME.
Note the severed skyway–that led to a set of grain elevators that have since been demolished.