Sometime soon, maybe in early 2016, someone will have this view from their office or condo.
A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished.
While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left.
This wide skyway connected two of the inner factory buildings, where parts would have to be transported to keep the operation moving, which is why it is much wider than other bridges in the plant.
Sunrise over Mill Hell, and all of Kurth’s various skyways. The elevators in the foreground date to the mid-1920s, Electric Steel is behind and is a little earlier than that.
This part of the workhouse was sheathed in fiberglass, but now you can see its insides from a mile away.
After a short rainfall douses the mill in downtown Fergus Falls, the river next to the brick walls swells and the sounds of water overtakes the echos of the nearby bars. Reflections are on the foundation of the former distribution and rail building.
This is what the complex looks like today to the bare eye. Dull, monochrome, quiet.
Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below.