In this old repair shop, vines fall from the rotting roof to meet mossy concrete. Even though it had been dry for days, water dripped in from the roof to make permanent puddles between workstations. It was full of color and sound and industry and nature.
One of the prettier Humphry Manlifts in Minneapolis, in my opinion.
Little has changed inside the mill, but since it was built in 1916, many tanks and ancillary buildings have popped up around it.
I assume this sign used to sit near the highway that snakes around the mine and town.
Inside the Beulah elevator were all of the original notices and notices. These are instructions for filling rail cars with flour sacks.
Wintertime is quiet, except for the planes overhead.
The top floor of the nitrating house was full of switches and breakers for the operation below, each bearing a label and number. Nowadays everything is printed, but when INAAP was built, all these signs were painted by hand.
Standing on the ruins of the burned Northern Pacific RR Freight House. It’s the best place to watch ships move around the harbor. Some things haven’t changed…
Before it was demolished, there was one good staircase the led to the middle of the dock. Trees grew from it.