Even with a hundred people parked in front of the lakeside relic, it was invisible.
There is no denying that the Fergus Falls asylum was a beautiful place, especially around sunset.
Approaching the power station and its giant stack. The stack replaced four shorter stacks in the 1960s, helping with pollution in the downtown corridor.
The largest extant structure when I visited.
Reflections of graffiti during spring melt.
Looking across the spired rooftop of the Kirkbride building. In the foreground is a fire chute that contains a metal spiral slide designed to evacuate patients in case of a fire. Note the ironwork on the chimney.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
Winter skies over Allouez Bay. From a distance, it looks almost fragile.