Taken on a short trip where the whole floor of the roundhouse and engine shop was covered in fresh snow–thanks to the holes in the roof and open windows.
From the summer a bunch of Australians visited Minnesota.
A tunnel between the outside gate and the courtyard shared by the barracks.
Call me angsty, but I like it. Found in the Auxiliary Hospital.
Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant.
On the upper floors where the sunlight is yellow–the color of flour dust, once exposed to the elements.
Looking into the half-demolished, half-dismantled conveyor for the sea leg.
In this old repair shop, vines fall from the rotting roof to meet mossy concrete. Even though it had been dry for days, water dripped in from the roof to make permanent puddles between workstations. It was full of color and sound and industry and nature.
Partier graffiti dates to when the caves were last open to the public; probably in the 1990s. This tunnel used to horseshoe between the brewery’s ice chute (left) and basement door (right, backfilled). Note the utility tunnel in the upper-right corner as well as the lighting brackets on the ceiling.