The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
Fergus Falls State Hospital. Well, technically moonlight… but a with stars nonetheless! The orange glow from the left and in the rear of the building are exterior lights on associated–former State Hospital–buildings. All other light is from the full moon that evening.
Where the trees are sprouting–below the skyways and criss-crossing pipes–are two sets of railroad tracks that turned through this narrow alleyway through the middle of the production line to drop off raw materials and pick up finished product.
Above my head while taking this picture was the seal of the Department of the Interior.
I found out some of my friends were going to be married while I was on top of Gold Medal one evening while it was snowing.
Demolition about 50% complete.
It’s not a good sign when you can see the chimney through the roof.
Some of the ruins are way off the beaten path… foundations of tank stands and pillars of buildings that never had walls or roofs.