Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
The basement held a makeshift chapel.
The main stage and the retired (and in this instance, scrambled) marquee that will be repaired and reinstalled above Superior Street. A former manager of the building I used to photograph Nopeming with told me that the letters for the Art Deco tower are stored somewhere in the NorShor to this day, but I did not see them (and frankly, I doubt it).
Street lights and pavement are some of the obvious signs a town used to be here.
Sugar mills have endless numbers of pipes, washers, seals, and flanges to connect all of the equipment. This is where the spare parts were all stored by size and rating.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
Let’s play a game called “FIND THE PIGEON”! There is one bird in this photo of dust collectors atop the King Elevator train shed.
This is where the transformers were housed. Note the steel tracks in the floor for moving equipment around the building.
Somewhere, Bruce Springsteen is playing while an exceedingly furry man tunes his Ford truck in the driveway of a house he built with his bare hands. This is for that person.