A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
The last trace of Mitchell, Minnesota is a pile of cans on the side of the main street, Mitchell Avenue. These will be recognizable for another century or so, for future history-minded explorers.
I wonder if these windows were bricked after the 1950 explosion with the hopes that, if another silos blew, the people in this office would be better protected.
This spiral staircase isn’t doing Lemp much good–maybe they’ll let me have it! I do love, though, that there is a door going to it–without walls–and it ascends to a second floor that doesn’t exactly exist anymore.
My favorite picture from the mills. These charts remind me of star charts or orbiting planets.
Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.
Someone’s abandoned to-do list.
One of the staircases that connected the lab, the plant, and the offices.
The stairs that connect the breakwater and light station (Leica M6/Kodak Ektar).