A diesel engine on display at Deer Lodge, circa 1961.
Rocket propellant and coolant were stored underground adjacent to the missile silo. This is the hallway that connects the missile area to the propellant area. Walking in this area was nice because the floor was dry.
A staircase leads behind three of the dock chutes, seemingly to nowhere. The lower on the left held one end of a string of lights above the dock.
A rail maintenance building. I liked the color of the tree against the peeling red paint.
The sun was setting outside, highlighting the textures and lines that made the form of the power plant take a fourth dimension–time.
In the nitrating house.
The arches of the Twohy building, before some of the signs and sills were painted in 2015.
A little ice and snow made work at Taconite Harbor much more dangerous.
At the end of a conveyor belt and poised over a loading station, it’s easy to image the tinny sound of chicken feed sliding across the metal. Like sand on the old-fashioned stainless steel playground slides.