One of my favorite night views of Fort Snelling’s so-called Upper Post, taken between snowstorms.
The hospital was surrounded by walking paths that crisscrossed the front green, as it was called. Part of Kirkbride’s plan was to have ample opportunities for exercise outdoors–fresh air, especially cold fresh air, was thought to have curative properties.
Another. Planet. Coal crushers and the coke loading line.
The perimeter fence still holds strong, 50 years after it was put up.
When I saw this section, I knew the dock was abandoned.
At Treasure Mountain mine. This collapsed building was likely the 1937 Compressor House, which pushed compressed air and water into the Sanitago Tunnel in the time it was producing.
…a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond.