These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them.
Go on and jump in, if you want, there’s even a ladder to climb out.
From the summer a bunch of Australians visited Minnesota.
A sign facing the city on an exterior wall–a sort of motivational poster.
The hospital was surrounded by walking paths that crisscrossed the front green, as it was called. Part of Kirkbride’s plan was to have ample opportunities for exercise outdoors–fresh air, especially cold fresh air, was thought to have curative properties.
In this section of the Men’s Ward, sealed by brick from lower floors, the room doors had messages painted in their inside–some motivational, some not. I would be interested to hear if anyone knows the backstory of this section. Lighting is natural; it was just after sunset.
Summertime is when Duluth goes to the lakeside to listen to music, visit traveling fairs, and talk to neighbors about the smell of the lake. As seen from the castle walls.
In what has turned into a kind of industrial courtyard between four ovens some people have posted their tags. X was here.
Exploring the plant while live Reggae plays nearby was bizarre.