After a little rain, the roof took on the color of the bright pink letters.
The last of four radar domes on the base.
This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex.
The perimeter fence still holds strong, 50 years after it was put up.
Behind one of the kitchens is one of the few pieces of furniture remaining. Beside it, a small electric space heater–small by 1970s standards.
The offices for the Five Roses elevator have long been boarded. To the left you can see the Manitoba Pool Elevator slogan, “Service at Cost”, meaning they would not make profit off farmers and dues.
Officers got houses and the honor of living near other officers. They call it Officer’s Row.
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.
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.