A ruined culvert near Oregon Creek, behind Old Main, the predecessor of the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
A windmill marks one corner of GOW.
Only two machines sit on the rails in the roundhouse, both oil cars. It’s not clear whether there’s anything inside either, but they have to have been placed here before 1970, when the turntable outside these numbered doors was removed.
Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.
What looks to be a skip for repairing the dock, in the concrete steeple.
A look straight down into the chutes were taconite pellets would dump into the dock hoppers. Rebar was a safety measure to keep workers from being buried alive, were they to slip into the holes.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
The overgrown offices serve no one at this former Federal Elevator in Snowflake, MB.