Looking at the town from a highway turn-off. This is how most people see it.
Everything had to be tested before being sent to the front lines. Here’s where smaller ammunition would be test-fired. I was able to dig up several misfired rounds. Now they live in my collection of oddities.
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
Fergus Falls State Hospital. Well, technically moonlight… but a with stars nonetheless! The orange glow from the left and in the rear of the building are exterior lights on associated–former State Hospital–buildings. All other light is from the full moon that evening.
Looking toward the power station at the edge of the explosives plant.
In the distance, the San Haven Sanatorium water tower.
Footprints of houses past; tailings of mines past.
Regauging is the process wherein barrels are opened and the whiskey is tested in various ways, especially in its alcohol content.
These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed.