The clock, which was sold after Amtrak dumped the building, was returned to the Waiting Room in 2005.
One of two control towers that reached over the lake. The control panel here was used to move the conveyors over the ship’s hold doors, adjust flow of the taconite, and so on.
A long exposure of the city glow illuminating the roof, highlighting the victorian and gothic influences on the brew house.
These were some of the most attractive shops of all the mines in the area. It’s no wonder Hanna Mining wanted to use them as their center of operations in the Iron River district.
One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
There is no denying that the Fergus Falls asylum was a beautiful place, especially around sunset.
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
A super-shallow depth of field shot on the Leica Summilux.