Looking at ADM-1 from beside ADM-4, back when ADM-4 had a train shed and ADM-1 had a skyway. In the thick woods beneath the skyway was a long time homeless camp… most of its residents were very friendly.
These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed.
The guard shack protecting the Nike launch pad.
The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships.
This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.
An old stoker in a power plant that was abandoned long before the mill next to it, by all indications. Sugar mills burned dry beet pulp pellets for fuel.
Far away, you can see the red lights on the steam plant smokestack. To the extreme right is the beginning of the Minneapolis skyline. Paint (where this was taken) and Assembly (where the blue light is) were connected with a long skyway that carried completed trucks to be painted. I assume the device in the foreground burned volatiles from the painting process.
Before it was demolished, there was one good staircase the led to the middle of the dock. Trees grew from it.
No ambiguity here… miners, check in at this office.
A classroom, perhaps from the days when the city owned the building.