Between two brick buildings is a metal one with many windows set into it. Having been in many mills of similar design, I conjecture that this was the milling building, where machines ground the corn before it was boiled.
Even in monochrome, you can probably tell what colors were over Hastings that evening: Red, White, and Blue.
The first floor of the Industrial Loft building.
The top of the giant arched windows facing the Mississippi and the swing bridge.
A facade that tells the story of demolition and neglect. The sign on the garage door indicates that if one finds themselves there, that they enter the buildings at their own risk. If only property owners in the US took this philosophy!
Park Insurance Agency is no longer in business, nor would you be able to dial that phone number.
A bleak double room in what used to be the Receiving Hospital, built apart from the Kirkbride to observe incoming patients before they were placed in a ward.
This corner of the building was the coal room, used to feed the two big boilers inside. The steam equipment has been replaced with electric, so this section may not have changed much in the past decades.
Outside the Chateau, where the fuel oil tank blocks the chapel.
Looking out the second-floor lighthouse office window. On this visit, the last ice of the season was slowly drifting into the harbor.