9am in the Mine Shops Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise Similar Images ...based on the tags: benches, graffiti, moss, reflections, shadows, skylights, water, windows... Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves. The pigeons and raccoons have no use for these, so they will sit empty until snow or fire removes them by force. From the summer a bunch of Australians visited Minnesota. The cemetery for the old asylum is, sadly, largely unmarked. Only in recent years has there been a real effort to locate and identify the remains there. Some guerilla art for passing drivers on I-94 East to enjoy. Artist unknown. The BOMARC launch buildings are spaced on a large concrete pad that looks like a parking lot. Out of view are underground pipes for fueling and cooling the rocket motors. Part of an ongoing series on found American flags in shuttered factories. These stairs were probably removed to discourage scrapping and graffiti. Ask me if it worked. The stonework was done by a local handyman of sorts, who was also a guard at a nearby insane asylum. He did a great job, it seems to me.