While the last of the Studebaker production buildings were being demolished, I visited again. Here’s a shot taken shortly after the demolition crew left for the day.
Looking into the Argo Tunnel at its Idaho Springs portal. I was hoping to see tracks and a steel door, but found a busy crew of environmental workers installing a pipe between the bulkhead and new water plant.
At noon, the lower skylights around the shops glow yellow-green, thanks to the flora blooming on the roof above.
Glowing observation windows–and someone forgot to lock a patient’s door…
At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill.
Power House, 2000s From the roof of the larger power plant’s Building A, Hastings, MN’s lights burn behind the smokestacks.
Ryan, as seen from the crane ladder.
Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades.
She liked to joke that she was my “tripod sherpa”.