The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings.
My favorite picture from the mills. These charts remind me of star charts or orbiting planets.
The basement of the asylum was a strange place. Take, this fireplace, for instance, in an otherwise barren room. Random cinderblock (left) has created a little room behind the fireplace. To round out the strangeness, a toilet was plumbed into the middle of the space. Note the stone foundations.
The portal facing Taconite Harbor (at a healthy distance) is mostly closed. Some kids put bullet holes in it. Shooting down a long tunnel is extremely dangerous, and you should not do it, obviously. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
The perfect place to have a post-industrial picnic.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
Looking at the top of the Washburn Crosby elevator from a mirrored window in the Guthrie Theater.
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.
A century-old ghost sign for Royal House Flour was preserved after a building is built above and through it! Looking from the north annex elevator toward the headhouse.