These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed.
Looking at the ghost sign from a rust-locked cement conveyor that linked the silos with a packing warehouse.
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.
A little sun and a little moisture sprouted this grass in the middle of the steel silos, in the midst of Minneapolis’ “graffiti graveyard”. Two images of time: nature growing through industry and rust dissolving old art in the elements.
At sunrise the fog rose near the solvent recovery line. You can barely read the “XXX” warning.
A tower above Minneapolis that few people see.
No, it’s not your Mac’s desktop, it’s a beautiful Lake Superior night. Taken from near the former Pittsburgh and Reading Anthracite Plant. You can see the frame that used to hold the lifeboat that was auctioned in 2006 to the left of the Pilot House.
Even with a hundred people parked in front of the lakeside relic, it was invisible.
The Osborn Block (front) and the Twohy (rear) at sunset. In the distance, you can almost make out Globe Elevators. One of my favorite photos of 2013.