Platforms and abandoned outbuildings, as seen in 2005.
The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light.
Typical bunk rooms in MS-20.
The second most important building at Prize Mine.
One of my favorite night views of Fort Snelling’s so-called Upper Post, taken between snowstorms.
Lost words over the auditorium entrance.
Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise
Everyone loves water towers.
Ruined cars abandoned in the generator hall, long after its namesake was scrapped.