Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today.
There big filters helped the mill sort through the flour, for additional milling, for example.
For 20 years, this served as the public library. According to blogger, this has been moved to Springer.
Hunter and the Hoist House.
Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!
Power House, 2000s From the roof of the larger power plant’s Building A, Hastings, MN’s lights burn behind the smokestacks.
Enger Tower is an 75 foot stone structure built in 1939. It overlooks the elevators of Rice’s Point that are, for the most part, far older than it.
Ground floor windows were built to be barred.
“Paint the fence,” they said, but I don’t feel like it… who cares, anyway.