A small upper level was accessible via ladder through the hole in this ceiling. Ben for scale.
2005. Flavored beers are still popular. The flavor concentrates were stored in this bank of fridges.
The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s.
As a storm moves across Lake Superior toward Duluth, an ore freighter anchors behind the Superior light station.
Between blizzards on the hill, I look out over the Chateau. Kodak Portra 400 on Voightlander Bessa.
This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied.
Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below.
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.
An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory.