On the top floor of one of the old wards, the slanted roofline makes the this group room more claustrophobic. Portra 160.
The big door at the bottom of the concentrator was where a tram once connected to lower the (pre-) processed ore into the river valley, where the railroad was. It’s unclear whether this ever connected directly to Eureka’s Sunnyside mill, although it’s possible.
Looking at the boarded exterior of the newer area of the orphanage from its 1914 section.
I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.
When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.
A street side exposure of the original 1914 section of the orphanage. Turned into black and white to deemphasize all the graffiti across the front steps.
Mill Hell before the University of Minnesota began developing the area. Now many of the buildings are gone, there are new roads and even bike paths.
After a short rainfall douses the mill in downtown Fergus Falls, the river next to the brick walls swells and the sounds of water overtakes the echos of the nearby bars. Reflections are on the foundation of the former distribution and rail building.
As if they were planning to move the furniture out of the hospital, it all sits in the main hallway in the ground floor.