A squat in the basement of the Temple Opera Block. When the residents were evicted by Duluth Police in 2013, they said their favorite part of living there was that the steam pipes kept it warm all winter long for free.
The clock, which was sold after Amtrak dumped the building, was returned to the Waiting Room in 2005.
Near the old slag dump there are the remains of the pouring buckets that received the molten steel from the US Steel blast furnaces, filled to the brim with pig iron. They must be incredibly heavy!
The zebras had the right idea when they saw the pink beds–run.
On my first self-guided tour, the calculator was caught my eye because it was one of the few things left behind in the laboratories that filled the second floor. On my next trip, it had been smashed to pieces.
The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
Part of a series I am shooting of patriotic Americana left in abandoned factories.
My favorite shot of 2011; a rusty mold for a heart-shaped glass candy dish in its natural environment, so to speak.