Far away, you can see the red lights on the steam plant smokestack. To the extreme right is the beginning of the Minneapolis skyline. Paint (where this was taken) and Assembly (where the blue light is) were connected with a long skyway that carried completed trucks to be painted. I assume the device in the foreground burned volatiles from the painting process.
The turbine hall, without turbines. I guess that makes this a hall… at least it has a clock.
Not ghosts. Slow-moving explorers’ shadows create a ghostly effect in the ‘Old Ward’–the second floor of the Service Building.
A street side exposure of the original 1914 section of the orphanage. Turned into black and white to deemphasize all the graffiti across the front steps.
Boards on the window are like rings on a tree, if you know how to read abandonments.
Below the historic National Guard Armory.
The bricks routinely fell from the walls, like seeds falling from trees. On a smaller scale, new walls grew from the floors.
Worm in the path of raw ore where it would be dumped from rock cars into the silo below.
The Sivertson’s sign seems like from a different time. I’ve never seen it lit, but I bet it’s beautiful.