Fergus Falls State Hospital. Well, technically moonlight… but a with stars nonetheless! The orange glow from the left and in the rear of the building are exterior lights on associated–former State Hospital–buildings. All other light is from the full moon that evening.
A 16-minute exposure from the roof of an abandoned building shows the aurora borealis and streaking stars.
A twin-engine crew pushes full taconite cars onto Dock 6.
If you look carefully along the side of the slip alongside this image of Cargill B-2, you will see the remains of the crane stops when this was a Hannah coal dock.
The rails that used to go to the back of the complex are long gone, but the ties are still in the back of the parking lot.
End of the paint line. After reading Father Action’s excellent-as-always writeup about his adventures here, I was pretty cautious around big spinning alarms. (See http://www.actionsquad.org/fordII1.html)
A long exposure in the wind, lit by airport lights.
This building stood on stilts until it was demolished. The top floor handled radio traffic to boats and trains. The bottom floor had locker rooms, records, and a lunchroom.
A little ice and snow made work at Taconite Harbor much more dangerous.