After a short rainfall douses the mill in downtown Fergus Falls, the river next to the brick walls swells and the sounds of water overtakes the echos of the nearby bars. Reflections are on the foundation of the former distribution and rail building.
The concrete annex elevator had interesting graffiti. Much of it from the 1980s and 1990s.
“Paint the fence,” they said, but I don’t feel like it… who cares, anyway.
An unshielded heaframe and single pulley.
A little sun and a little moisture sprouted this grass in the middle of the steel silos, in the midst of Minneapolis’ “graffiti graveyard”. Two images of time: nature growing through industry and rust dissolving old art in the elements.
A midwestern jungle surrounds the meat packing plant.
The two antennae are retracted–the position they would be in if the base was under attack.
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
The Eureka Mill, historically known as Sunnyside Mill, is now the gateway to Animas Forks.