The Osborn Block (front) and the Twohy (rear) at sunset. In the distance, you can almost make out Globe Elevators. One of my favorite photos of 2013.
One of the cupola air intakes, rattled loose by the demolition downstairs, hangs stranded on the second floor. You can see that the floor I’m standing on in this picture used to extend all the way to the right wall. The blue paint on the wall made the climb absolutely worth it.
The office was redder than the rest of the building.
A bedroom, from the basement. The Dog Days are Over.
Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
A screened water wheel, presumably for rotating the dredge once it lowered its “foot” to pivot in place.
Below the factory floor is a network of hallways and tunnels, all flooded with water.
The women of the hospital made clothes for the other patients.