Canal Park (see bridge) and some of old downtown, formerly Duluth City Hall and Police Department (center-left). At least one star has appeared in the sky…
The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin.
These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them.
A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red.
My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.
I’ve been in a lot of different mines. Some on tours, some not. If you pass through Howardsville, Colorado without going on the Old Hundred Mine Tour, you’re missing out. This is what Santiago Tunnel looked like in the 1940s when it was near the end of its life.
Two small generators connected to a Frick steam engine.