Power House, 2000s From the roof of the larger power plant’s Building A, Hastings, MN’s lights burn behind the smokestacks.
One side of the street is demolished. The other is not.
Thanks to the demolition (I’ll never say that again), the inner structure of the bins are revealed. So much wood!
Here, you can see the edge of the foundation of the 19th century roundhouse.
Demolition crews got a taste of this 5-story power plant and decided to take a month-long smoke break. Here’s the bite.
I’m very happy to have caught Marquette before it was completely destroyed. If you’re wondering, it costs about $1,000,000 to demolish and elevator like this, and not that much work for the demo crews.
I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect.
Carter Color used to occupy this block.
When the lake levels were especially low, the pilings of Dock 3 that are usually underwater were clearly visible between Dock 2 and Dock 4.