Random mutterings, observations, and comments on what ever comes to mind. Photos will be posted.
The flour building (mill?) is interesting. So industrial and unappetizing, but yet impressive.
It was a huge flour mill until General Mills shut it down in the mid-1960s.
Gold Medal flour - I remember that. Wonder if it's still around (shows how much we cook here!)?
Gold Medal flour is still the #1 selling flour in the U.S. These days it is milled somewhere other than Minneapolis.
The old and dying seen here.
In a way, yes. The mill is dead, but it is now the Mill City Museum, a major attraction along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. Out of the ashes, a new birth.
Nice photos! I love that first one! What a great building to photograph.
These photos are very reminiscent of the old textile mills seen through out New England. Most are in dis-repair, but many have been re-purposed into other uses. I find these old buildings fascinating. Nice work.
With textile mills a different product, but much the same story. Water power no longer needed to turn the wheels of the mills. Thank you.
Wonderful shots. I love the reflection in the first one.
All the white rectangles in the first photo are great. The window holes correspond with the signs that correspond with the reflections.A little bit amphitheater ...
This mill had a major fire in 1991 which accounts for the burned out walls. This makes a perfect place for an outdoor patio for the Mill City Museum. Thanks for your kind comment.
My kind of place, your photos make me want to explore it
Great location...nice pictures!
I love these photos, particularly the first with those reflections!
Great shots and especial the first one!
it must have been raining with all those reflections.
A great B&W contribution!
Looks like an interesting place, lovely shot :)
It seems an interesting but also eery place.Great shots.
Wonderful b&w photos! I love the reflections in the wet floor!Have a nice weekend:)
Wonderful photos! Especially I like the first one! It has a fine contrast and great reflections!
Your first shot is absolutely amazing. The reflections look like tombstones. I really like this. g
I love the window reflections on the water!
I like the first picture with the reflections!
Perfectly cook black and white photos!