After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
The old offices for the Oberon Elevator are defunct, but seem to be holding up to the brutal prairie snows and winds. Medium Format.
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.
The power plant of the Old Crow distillery was mostly original. I didn’t have a tripod, so I had to balance my camera on the equipment there.
Ready for some science? Strap-in and get your goggles.
This is what the complex looks like today to the bare eye. Dull, monochrome, quiet.
The mostly-empty distilling room is easy to spot from the outside because of the distinctive round window.
The building on the right was where parts not assembled onto vehicles would be set in crates for shipment.
A US Army Corps of Engineers tug, tied at the end of the pier before the American Victory was parked here.