The bottom of the tailings boom is rotten. In days when the dredge, floated, gangways connected it to shore, it seemed. You can see the size of the pontoons under the boat here.
Demolition about 50% complete.
2015. Exterior of chapel.
A little cloud passes over the Five-Stack powerplant ruins, like a puff of smoke.
A morning breeze pushes the last ice from the lake against Wisconsin Point.
Where the trees are sprouting–below the skyways and criss-crossing pipes–are two sets of railroad tracks that turned through this narrow alleyway through the middle of the production line to drop off raw materials and pick up finished product.
The parking lot is in better condition than most of the complex. The left building is the lab.
One night, I camped behind the sugar mill. You can tell be the clouds that a cold front was moving out—it was a hot day.
I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.