After a short rainfall douses the mill in downtown Fergus Falls, the river next to the brick walls swells and the sounds of water overtakes the echos of the nearby bars. Reflections are on the foundation of the former distribution and rail building.
This building was an office and lounge for engineers. It is also demolished.
One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad.
Looking down the breakwater from the top of the lighthouse. In the haze, you can see the world’s largest iron ore docks in Allouez Bay.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
In front of the mine building the ground has opened up, showing a one-subterranean hallway. Locals seem to be using the dangerous hole as a trash dump.
A switch for the yard engines, now on the edge of the property where nobody will find it.
Looking at the top of the Washburn Crosby elevator from a mirrored window in the Guthrie Theater.
This ruin was once the Toltec Mine, a producing gold and silver claim that operated into the 1940s.