NP Freighthouse Pilings The end of the peninsula where Consolidated D was built, aka General Mills A, used to hold a Northern Pacific freight depot. These are part of the ruins of it. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: breakwaters, foggy, lake-superior, long-exposures, reflections, silos, towers, water... These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them. Harris Machinery rests under snow on the left. Two explorers enjoy the view. Mill Hell before the University of Minnesota began developing the area. Now many of the buildings are gone, there are new roads and even bike paths. These corner pilings served as bumpers… a little assurance against wind, ice, and new captains. A buck-fifty shot for a postcard stand. Taken from the Stone Arch Bridge. Looking through the trestle toward the ghost town. A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background. Heavy industrial looks good in cotton candy pink. A long exposure in the wind, lit by airport lights.