The snowflake (?) patterns were hand-laid throughout the hospital. It is possible some or all of these tiles were laid by patients, as it is on record that they were used for simple tasks in the name of occupational therapy.
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
A building that burned near the Kam seems to have been a warehouse or stockhouse.
The underside of the ore dock in winter. Snow drifts across the dock from the frozen lake.
Demolition crews got a taste of this 5-story power plant and decided to take a month-long smoke break. Here’s the bite.
The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
The old truck scale sits in the middle of what was Nettleton Avenue Slip.