Zachary Taylor’s very own Scottish castle, spring-side in the Kentucky backcountry. Boarded and waiting, but in surprisingly good condition, considering the decades. I especially love the tower on the right side of the frame.
The trees were so overgrown, it was difficult to see the hotel at all from the road.
Near the old slag dump there are the remains of the pouring buckets that received the molten steel from the US Steel blast furnaces, filled to the brim with pig iron. They must be incredibly heavy!
A panorama of the dock buildings, before the left one was demolished.
The Osborn Block (front) and the Twohy (rear) at sunset. In the distance, you can almost make out Globe Elevators. One of my favorite photos of 2013.
There is no denying that the Fergus Falls asylum was a beautiful place, especially around sunset.
The end of the new elevator. Line of bird droppings follow the fire sprinkler pipes and wires in the room.
The flour mill’s interior is really just a system of steel and rubber tubes that crush flour over and over in the gap. This mill was never run off of water power directly, but it used to generate power using the river.
Bells are highly symbolic, being used from everything from calling worshipers in the morning to exorcising demons at night.