The front of the Art Deco hospital, complete with Art Deco gears and Crosses of Loraine!
A self portrait, from the early 2000s.
HDR matrix panorama. Looking from the grain elevators, now doomed, toward the city between the flour mill’s water tower and tile elevator’s neon sign, the old and new economies seem almost united. Yet the financial centers rise in reality to shadow the now-abandoned industry and manufacturing. The way of things, I’m told.
In what Studebaker called the ‘Materials Building’ are these giant concrete bins of fine molding sand, there for casting metal parts using the molten metal from the adjoining building. On the far left side there is a train track and once upon a time a gantry crane traced the room under the roof
A tower above Minneapolis that few people see.
A screened water wheel, presumably for rotating the dredge once it lowered its “foot” to pivot in place.
Fluorescent lights peel back from the walls like caterpillars, rearing up and away from the glare of the sunflower-fans.