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.
Chester Creek, where it was forced to dip below the circa-1970s I-35 tunnels.
And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”)
Looking out of the biggest cave into the shell of the burned brewery, almost 125 years after it was destroyed by fire.
The wood-braced structures descending the hill connected the La Crosse Tunnel to the mill in Central City. To see a picture of an aerial tram in action, see at my Treasure Mountain article.
A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red.
Taken as I drove out of Silverton, CO. One of my favorite landscapes of 2015. Want a print? Email me!
Not much to the catwalks.
The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend.
The lower door is where the rocket exhaust would flow into the blast pit during initial launch. The upper doors would vent the rocket so the erector and other equipment in the building would not be (as) damaged.