A truck loading dock for raw materials. Looking at the concrete, you can sort of tell where the rails used to run.
Looking toward Duluth from the top of a Dock 1 light tower. NP Dock 1 is on the left… an earlier competitor to Allouez. The stars reflect on Lake Superior.
The building was the victim of many small fires over the years, and one big fire in 1995.
Everything had to be tested before being sent to the front lines. Here’s where smaller ammunition would be test-fired. I was able to dig up several misfired rounds. Now they live in my collection of oddities.
My first view of the tunnel was in the dead of winter. In spite of being in the middle of the forest, it was totally silent. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
SFAAP’s iconic smokestacks. You’d notice if you drove past this on the highway.
The missiles were stored without fuel, to help prevent mishaps. This is the fuel pumping building and one of the tanks.
Christmas lights from the time Island Station was an art studio lean against a rusty boiler.
Lit by the glow of St. Paul’s West Seventh bars, highlighted by the cool blue of the sleepy section of South Side. This castle-like tower can be seen for miles around town; a Landmark at the brewery that brewed a brew by the that name.