A breeze and broken window has animated one of the few curtains still hanging in Nopeming as of 2015.
A rail maintenance building. I liked the color of the tree against the peeling red paint.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
Outbuildings for Tilston’s Five Roses elevator.
I didn’t test the rungs, but I bet the view was incredible.
This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied.
Perhaps this office was for a film studio or music producer.
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
A stencil instructs the first and third shifts to ask security for access. Security was out during all my visits, except one mishap where a strung-out local chased me with a truck. Having spent a decade exploring the U.P., I was not caught off guard.