A basement classroom, its chalkboards long gone, overlooks the playground.
This is what it might have looked like if a new Ford descended in the elevator with its headlights on. As seen from the Mississippi side–the opposite portal faces the sand mine.
Taconite Harbor’s main road, now overgrown and leading to nothing. Just asphalt between caved-in curbs.
Gopher Ordnance Works, aka the U-Lands, is a landscape where roots and boughs break apart concrete and steel.
Sarah below Cascade Park. This space was destroyed when the park flooded.
The first 800 or so feet of the tunnel is finished with reinforced concrete. The test is raw stone. This is the spot where it switches. Side note: nailing this shot on film is one of my proudest light-painted moments.
One of the ugly modern staircases.
Lost words over the auditorium entrance.
The texture of the cracking poured concrete ore pocket is somewhere between stone and driftwood.