Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.
Power House, 2000s From the roof of the larger power plant’s Building A, Hastings, MN’s lights burn behind the smokestacks.
Some local kids were having a fire extinguisher fight when I walked into the lab one day.
The third floor corridor is not so welcoming, as it requires visitors to walk along the support breams without the luxury of a floor. I didn’t mind, but I can’t see the family with young children that was also exploring Noisy doing the same.
One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly.
Looking to the chapel addition from the Chateau.
Looking toward Fort William (Western) Elevator from the top of Superior Elevator. Fort William is bordered on the south and east by this wide, winding railyard. Note the pretty and quaint brick offices of the Western.
Park Insurance Agency is no longer in business, nor would you be able to dial that phone number.
…a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond.
Since this picture was taken, the roof has totally collapsed in this area.