Two of the remaining four towers in the projects. Throughout our time there we saw and heard squatters inside and chose not to go in. What do you call a smart choice made in the midst of a dumb choice? There should be a word for that.
The Sun Rooms, or Common Rooms, reminded me of the Panopitcon turned inside-out.
Giant ingredient hoppers stand on a concrete floor covered in peeled paint.
Looking out of the demolished skyway. Note the big hole in the floor. The lens is too wide to keep my foot out of it… I’m hanging in the superstructure that I climbed to make this photo.
This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
An Old Crow warehouse, formerly federally controlled, near Old Taylor Distillery.
Local kids probably call this the ‘Shootin’ Shack’, judging by its war wounds.
Shadows of the rusty trestle and cold control towers on the Barker. Workers are preparing to swing over the sides of the boat to help secure her to the Minnesota Power dock.
This was one of two skyways that went between production line offices. It’s easy to tell because it’s not reinforced for machinery to travel through it. I also like that it’s a double-decker, so to speak.
North of the assembly complex is a storage network of earthen and concrete bunkers.