This used to be one of the office doors, but it’s been removed (apparently without malcontent) and placed in the shop area.
After a short rainfall douses the mill in downtown Fergus Falls, the river next to the brick walls swells and the sounds of water overtakes the echos of the nearby bars. Reflections are on the foundation of the former distribution and rail building.
While the building looks uniform on the outside, inside it’s clearly divided between a hoist room and shaft room (seen here).
The pigeons and raccoons have no use for these, so they will sit empty until snow or fire removes them by force.
Trees by the beautiful Nurse’s Cottage above and behind the Kirkbride. One side looks out over farmland while the other faces the back of the hospital grounds. As of 2014, the city is allowing artists to rent spaces inside.
At the extreme eastern end of the plant is a bank of modern concrete silos. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend.
This was the exterior wall of the roundhouse; engines would have entered on the other side and machinery would line this side, hence the big windows for natural light.
An old name for an older elevator, as seen from an abandoned rail spur.