The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings.
While it looks like ground level, everything here is one story above the actual earth.
A burned and rusted control panel in the corner of the new hoist room.
Carvings on the back of a barracks building.
Easier-to-demolish parts of the power plant were torched apart. Catwalks to nowhere meant lots of dead ends.
There were three main stockhouses, two of which still exist, that are filled with tanks like these in addition to Fermentation. Each tank is the size of the city bus and few are left after the 2008-2009 scrapings.
In the quality assurance labs there is a old safe.
My first night on Minneapolis’ Lighthouse–now an old picture and distant memory… I still remember the exhilaration and the view of the city off one edge of the roof and the Mississippi River over the other.
The playground used to be near the school which is now in ruins.