An auxiliary crane in the corner of the foundry room.
Chester Creek, where it was forced to dip below the circa-1970s I-35 tunnels.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
A wimpy crane by most standards, only suitable for moving around parts of steam turbines.
The elevator tower seems to have been built with expansion of the dock in mind.
Seven TV sets and not one shows my reflection. I’d also like to point out not two of these are the same.
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!
The generator hall of the last power station, as seen from the gantryway.
Cracked gauges have a certain quality that hearkens to movies, I think. One can imagine the gauges going off the scales before dramatically cracking, throwing glass right at the camera. This damage, however, is unfortunate vandalism.