Ladders crawl the back of the signs. Graffiti writers’ right of passage.
I like the fading stencil paint.
Part of the grain drier system in ADM #1 crawls up the side of the building like a steel vine.
An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
A side view showing the extreme structural damage to what I believe is the Masonic Cottage. I honestly cannot unravel how some of this was done, unless the local armory is missing a 4″ canon and some cartridge shot.
HDR matrix panorama. Looking from the grain elevators, now doomed, toward the city between the flour mill’s water tower and tile elevator’s neon sign, the old and new economies seem almost united. Yet the financial centers rise in reality to shadow the now-abandoned industry and manufacturing. The way of things, I’m told.
This used to be the main entrance of The Orpheum, before Orpheum Garage on Superior Street was converted into a new entrance.
Looking at the boarded exterior of the newer area of the orphanage from its 1914 section.
…somebody get the number of that truck! Near the Day Rooms in the Paying Patient ward.