A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
Looking toward downtown, one is reminded that when Stahlmann built here in 1855 that it was on the very edge of the city.
I like to think of this as a giant straw, through which the factory is slowly draining the earth, leaving nothing but reinforced concrete below…
The bottom area of the smokestacks house storage spaces. The windows of these rooms that were never completed line up perfect.
A long exposure of the city glow illuminating the roof, highlighting the victorian and gothic influences on the brew house.
Far away, you can see the red lights on the steam plant smokestack. To the extreme right is the beginning of the Minneapolis skyline. Paint (where this was taken) and Assembly (where the blue light is) were connected with a long skyway that carried completed trucks to be painted. I assume the device in the foreground burned volatiles from the painting process.
Zug Island is a US Steel plant just south of Detroit, and it really lights up the skyline.
The old mill (right) and power plant (left) with the new mill behind them.