Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
They left and took their God with ’em. Doesn’t feel too empty without ‘im, though.
Cheratte lives on in the shadow of its abandoned coal mine, although most of the shops are abandoned and many of the city’s landmarks have fallen into disrepair. Like other Belgian mining towns, those who have stayed in the town have kept up their apartments, so much of the company-building duplexes and homes are in great condition.
A 5-minute exposure of the tunnel and stars, and even some of Duluth’s city lights bouncing off the clouds. A single off-camera flash in the tunnel gives the effect of an oncoming train.
The walkway to the end of the dock is elevated, so one walks above the trees and bushes growing in the rotting taconite pellets that have collected over the years.
Trees by the beautiful Nurse’s Cottage above and behind the Kirkbride. One side looks out over farmland while the other faces the back of the hospital grounds. As of 2014, the city is allowing artists to rent spaces inside.
Every walking path was strewn with debris. It was hard to imagine that all that was inside once.
A skyway 100 feet above this office crumbled one day. This is what happened when those two met. High-impact love.