Looking from a high window in the abandoned Ogilvie’s elevator across “The Kam”, the true size of the Starch Works is surprising.
The great entrance to the Service Building shows the detail once present in the old hospital.
Looking into the mouth of the hopper which mine carts dumped into at the top of the Concentrator.
The wrought iron staircase for what was the Consumer’s Brewery Brew House, as indicated by very fine cast landings with the company logo. The staircase is in bad condition; someone had run a forklift or something similar into the bottom in addition to copious vandalism and water damage. Holes in the floor, like in the upper-right corner indicate where stainless steel kettles used to be before they were scrapped.
In case of fire, workers on higher floors would take the emergency slides to escape.
Jet Lowe is my inspiration.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
2005. Looking across the Mississippi from a park the night after the first snow.
A nice view of the aurora borealis (“Northern Lights”) strong enough to outshine the industrial lighting at the power plant. The lights in the foreground direct ships discharging coal for the station.