On the outside of the steel silos and headhouse is a riveted bulge that does not look like the silos. Inside is this elevator, a rudimentary (read: dangerous) and old (read: dangerous) freight elevator.
My first night on Minneapolis’ Lighthouse–now an old picture and distant memory… I still remember the exhilaration and the view of the city off one edge of the roof and the Mississippi River over the other.
The guard shack protecting the Nike launch pad.
A sign facing the city on an exterior wall–a sort of motivational poster.
Although most of the buildings were open and empty, a few carried signs.
I’ll remember the neon glow fondly.
“This way,” then, “No, that way!”
The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.