The view from the larry, looking out at the overgrowing coke oven top. Papers listed the order of the charges for each oven, noting the sticky doors and persistent leaks. Emergency respirators and rescue gear was stored close, as long exposure to emissions from the rusty hatches could make worker pass out on the top of the ovens.
The side of King that faces the lake is stained yellow-green.
These Twin Cities kisses Sound like clicks and hisses. We all tumbled down and Drowned in the Mississippi River. -The Hold Steady
Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.
Looking above the altar.
“To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.” ― Emily Dickinson
Noontime light, long criticized for the boring shadows it grants photographers, comes into its own sometimes.
The parking lot is in better condition than most of the complex. The left building is the lab.
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.