The turbine hall sported a beautiful Whiting gantry crane.
One of the only extant assembly line tracks in the body painting department. No photographer leaves Fisher 21 without capturing some version of this spot; hope you like mine.
The clock, which was sold after Amtrak dumped the building, was returned to the Waiting Room in 2005.
A closeup of one of the winding machines that found itself under a leaky section of roof.
I had to climb into the roof of the half-demolished skyway to see through to the other side of the train shed. That’s my foot in the corner.
The wings of the church had a lot more water damage than the rest. The organ on the balcony was in decent condition when I arrived.
The left building is active, the right building is not, though both were built as Wilson Bros buildings. The skyway was rough, inside and out, but I liked the small gate in the bottom of it–it reminded me of a castle. Skyways like these were a fireproofing measure.
When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road.
Mill Hell before the University of Minnesota began developing the area. Now many of the buildings are gone, there are new roads and even bike paths.