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... This gives you a sense for what it looks like to stand on the roof of the main production building at sunset. 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. The mill was powered, in part, by water flowing through turbines under it. After the flow worked the industrial heart of the flour mill, it was exit to the Mississippi here. This wide skyway connected two of the inner factory buildings, where parts would have to be transported to keep the operation moving, which is why it is much wider than other bridges in the plant. The stonework was done by a local handyman of sorts, who was also a guard at a nearby insane asylum. He did a great job, it seems to me. The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up. A morning breeze pushes the last ice from the lake against Wisconsin Point. Power House, 2000s From the roof of the larger power plant’s Building A, Hastings, MN’s lights burn behind the smokestacks. From the highest roof of Ogvilvie’s, Thunder Bay looks like paradise.