Scanned after being recovered from the bottom of an old wooden box for a few years. Circa 2005.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
Looking at Carrie from the place where the molten steel would be cast
This gives you a sense for what it looks like to stand on the roof of the main production building at sunset.
Fly ash, kicked up by downdrafts, rise again up the smokestack that is the signature feature of the plant. It’s a steel top hat.
Power House, 2000s From the roof of the larger power plant’s Building A, Hastings, MN’s lights burn behind the smokestacks.
Between blizzards on the hill, I look out over the Chateau. Kodak Portra 400 on Voightlander Bessa.