I wish I knew what has become of this great one-of-a-kind sign that used to brag how many days the Clyde Iron factory has gone without a serious accident. Update: It’s hanging in one of the smaller venue spaces behind the bar.
This bridge over Eagle River is beautiful.
One of my favorite night views of Fort Snelling’s so-called Upper Post, taken between snowstorms.
A sheik mustard-yellow paint scheme across the roofless engine house goes great with the industrial moss and rust.
The bottom area of the smokestacks house storage spaces. The windows of these rooms that were never completed line up perfect.
Vines are finding their way into the roundhouse.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.