The only way to get to the second floor–since demolition crews punched-out the staircases and ladders leading upwards–was to climb this elevator shaft. In the lower-left corner is a blower for the foundry furnaces.
Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings.
A bank of vertical filing cabinets, probably dating to National Guard days.
One of the only remaining pieces of equipment in the distilling room is this green control panel on a bridge suspended in the middle of it all.
A reminder on the Gilman union board not to buy Coors beer. Read more here: http://www.cpr.org/news/story/coors-boycott-when-beer-can-signaled-your-politics
A romance novel left by some worker–lunch break reading–now sits under a grease stick.
The main floor of the hospital was crammed with furniture.
The top of the annex was bare except for these holes into the silos below.