A Kiva is an underground, or partly underground, chamber for ceremonies.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.
A truck loading dock for raw materials. Looking at the concrete, you can sort of tell where the rails used to run.
Although most of the buildings were open and empty, a few carried signs.
These corner pilings served as bumpers… a little assurance against wind, ice, and new captains.
A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets!
A little sun and a little moisture sprouted this grass in the middle of the steel silos, in the midst of Minneapolis’ “graffiti graveyard”. Two images of time: nature growing through industry and rust dissolving old art in the elements.
Beautiful details in the plaster moulding have been preserved by the sheer height of this room between the cathedral and auditorium.
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.