Lit by the glow of St. Paul’s West Seventh bars, highlighted by the cool blue of the sleepy section of South Side. This castle-like tower can be seen for miles around town; a Landmark at the brewery that brewed a brew by the that name.
Different doors for different vehicles, I would guess. White Pine Mine used tire-based vehicles, rather than track-based, making it pretty different than other mines I’ve been to.
The original metal sign over the porticos.
Island Station, in the middle of the power house, in the middle of a thunder storm. Flapping pipe covers and sheets of ran penetrating one massive arched window and blasting through the other, as winds power through the building from the Mississippi. The sound of the thunder made every length of steel squeak under the pressure.
An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory.
A US Army Corps of Engineers tug, tied at the end of the pier before the American Victory was parked here.
Shadows of the rusty trestle and cold control towers on the Barker. Workers are preparing to swing over the sides of the boat to help secure her to the Minnesota Power dock.
The elevator tower seems to have been built with expansion of the dock in mind.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
Elevator B, used by a local farmer, stands behind an old farm truck at the edge of town.