One of the old cooperage buildings is largely unchanged from when it was built. The raised section of the building houses a crane.
This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex.
Sunrise in SEMI. The shadow of Kurth Malt is cast across ADM-Delmar #1. Clouds behind ADM-Delmar #4 light up. It’s cold and the air smells like train grease.
Looking across the spired rooftop of the Kirkbride building. In the foreground is a fire chute that contains a metal spiral slide designed to evacuate patients in case of a fire. Note the ironwork on the chimney.
The blast pit carried the smoke and flame from the rocket motor away from the other base buildings.
Sunrise over Mill Hell, and all of Kurth’s various skyways. The elevators in the foreground date to the mid-1920s, Electric Steel is behind and is a little earlier than that.
There is no denying that the Fergus Falls asylum was a beautiful place, especially around sunset.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
Looking out across the elevator row from Portland Huron’s roof. Don’t you love the color of the sky?