Arsoned Building, 2005 Shortly after the former delivery wagon shed was arsoned in 2005. A turning point in the story of Hamms’ abandonment. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: fire-damage, snow, stonework... One of the paper warehouses, with snow blowing across the floors. My first view of the tunnel was in the dead of winter. In spite of being in the middle of the forest, it was totally silent. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400 This was my first view of Harris Machinery’s property… it was strange to find what looked like a ghost town five minutes from downtown Minneapolis! Looking down a manlift on the ore dock side of the elevator. It’s a belt-less belt-o-vator! A light-painted portrait of one of the few remaining carts that moved everything from fresh eggs to soiled laundry through the tunnels. The light masts are there, but it looks like the cables that stretched across the dock with the actual lights have fallen down. Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below. The gear seems to have fallen the height of the power station and shattered. I wonder what it sounded like… The valley is full of rocky peaks that stand out from the winding creeks, which only truly run after storms. It is a very beautiful place.