A long exposure of the launch pad and its dedicated guard shack. In the middle of the base is a tall antenna which was part of the MARS program during the Gulf War. The MARS program helped connect calls between deployed soldiers and their families.
A multi-family home with an attic bedroom. The staircase was unstable, to say the least.
Goals for 1980, still tacked onto the wall.
An article from Minnpost describes this design as “marital”, and I could not agree more.
Behind the small stage is a hallway signed by practically every act that walked through its doors. There’s also a pair of palms. Since all the heat in the building collects in this area, it did seem more tropical.
Fall fog swept up from the river valley, making the building look more like it felt–a ghost, out of time and place.
Looking across the spired rooftop of the Kirkbride building. In the foreground is a fire chute that contains a metal spiral slide designed to evacuate patients in case of a fire. Note the ironwork on the chimney.
In the mine offices, a training manual for miners sits open. Here’s how you signal to the surface if you are trapped after a disaster.
A carefully kept journal of the ballast levels in the final years that the Ford sailed Lake Superior.