Abandoned for Blocks I wonder what this guy is thinking, walking through the complex. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: alleys, clouds, graffiti, people, rusty, trees, water-towers... If you look close you can see a figure on the water tower. These machines are at least 100 years old. Wagons and horses were kept in the building on the left, separate from the rest of the complex in case of fire. In the distance is the boiler house, separate for the same reason. The power lines follow the street, down to the mineshaft. Everything revolved around the mine, it seemed. The spectacular, if precarious, view of downtown Minneapolis from the roof of ADM Annex 4. Note the great messages left by various graffiti artists who made it to the spot. Between the repair shops and the stock department is this odd little structure. No, the walls are not level–it’s not your eyes. The shops slope left, the structure slopes right. The classic Solvay shot. Everyone has it. Trees between duplexes overshadow the buildings they were planted to shield; revenge for the boards on the windows. The building in the foreground–the old control booth–was arsoned in 2009.