The Sivertson’s sign seems like from a different time. I’ve never seen it lit, but I bet it’s beautiful.
Between elevators, a single tree has taken root. I think it’s growing out of a rail grade, so the seed might have fallen off of a train.
From factory to skate park to restaurant. This is in the skate park stage. The buildings to the right are demolished now, and in their place are hockey rinks.
A window for light and air pokes above the big arch in the hallway. Most of the interior ceilings were broad brick archways.
From the loftily perspective of the crane cab, I thought about how nice it would have been to have been here when there was equipment to share the space. This begs the question, who took out the equipment?
The back of the mill reads “Red River Milling Company”
No, it’s not your Mac’s desktop, it’s a beautiful Lake Superior night. Taken from near the former Pittsburgh and Reading Anthracite Plant. You can see the frame that used to hold the lifeboat that was auctioned in 2006 to the left of the Pilot House.
A small stage in one of the barracks.
Looking out at the town water tower (which I love) from the sugar mill (which I also love).