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.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?
The old way to get to the elevator from the mill.
Taken several years before the tornado story when the weather, and the condition of the buildings, were nice.
East Elevation of the Depot. Ektar 100/Mamiya 6
The hospital was surrounded by walking paths that crisscrossed the front green, as it was called. Part of Kirkbride’s plan was to have ample opportunities for exercise outdoors–fresh air, especially cold fresh air, was thought to have curative properties.
This building was an office and lounge for engineers. It is also demolished.
The main street of the ghost town is also the maintenance road for the BNSF line that bisects Colmor.
The walkway to the end of the dock is elevated, so one walks above the trees and bushes growing in the rotting taconite pellets that have collected over the years.