Two signatures complement this gorgeous hand-painted sign. ‘Bowers’ from 1987 and ‘Normal’ from 1982. The blocking on the letters is still visible!
A heavy steel security door, taken right off its hinges. This was likely installed after Grafton State School took over the hospital.
Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
A skyway 100 feet above this office crumbled one day. This is what happened when those two met. High-impact love.
Employee lockers near the stage, Service Building.
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.
The front door to the auditorium.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
It’s pretty unusual to find a fireplace like this in the midst of a factory.