2016. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2006 shot.
One of the prettier Humphry Manlifts in Minneapolis, in my opinion.
Sleeping bags mark this former courtyard as a crash pad for the local homeless.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.
A sheik mustard-yellow paint scheme across the roofless engine house goes great with the industrial moss and rust.
“Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia.
A handmade sign tracks the progress through the current beet campaign. For this factory, it was about 30 years ago. Perhaps the idea was to pit shifts against each other.
Looking toward Mitchell from its last building.
A bathroom in the rear of the ballroom that overlooks the Rose Garden.