For reasons unknown, this building’s concrete was designed a little thinly. It reminds me of a Chicago, IL building constructed during WWI when concrete and steel were strictly rationed and many buildings went up with insufficient superstructures. I do not have a build date for this one yet.
Looking out of the top of the grain tower at Duluth.
HDR matrix panorama. Looking from the grain elevators, now doomed, toward the city between the flour mill’s water tower and tile elevator’s neon sign, the old and new economies seem almost united. Yet the financial centers rise in reality to shadow the now-abandoned industry and manufacturing. The way of things, I’m told.
A retrofitted dust collector stands out from the geometry of the roofline.
The bottom area of the smokestacks house storage spaces. The windows of these rooms that were never completed line up perfect.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
Inside the MLK High School chemistry laboratory.
Ruster at The Pool… employee graffiti about 100 above ground.