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 mill was powered, in part, by water flowing through turbines under it. After the flow worked the industrial heart of the flour mill, it was exit to the Mississippi here.
The glow from the city is bright enough to read by.
A fireproof room in the basement, perhaps for ammunition storage at one time.
Looking at the casting floor from the roof. In the distance are the copulas where molten metal was poured.
Easier-to-demolish parts of the power plant were torched apart. Catwalks to nowhere meant lots of dead ends.
A broken scale in Isabella A, next to an old wood stove.
Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!