A small upper level was accessible via ladder through the hole in this ceiling. Ben for scale.
Downtown and the blight.
In the power house corner is this gratuitously gigantic doorway. It used to be even bigger, too, as indicated by the brick arch another foot over the top windows.
The chapel (left) and surgical suite (straight on) move in an out of view as fog rolls up from the St. Louis River valley.
Kat dancing down the trestle, which is one of the highest in the state, standing about 100 feet over the road. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
A 16-minute exposure from the roof of an abandoned building shows the aurora borealis and streaking stars.
A twin-engine crew pushes full taconite cars onto Dock 6.
David Aho pictured.
Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!