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Coon Rapids Dam with Ice

Coon Rapids Dam with Ice

A tight view of the Coon Rapids Dam from downstream. The dam bridge is still closed, no crossing over from the free lot on the west side.

Pushboat Operations on the Mississippi

Pushboat Operations on the Mississippi

After setting up a shot of this mooring chain and the barges behind it, I was set upon by this pushboat and it’s crew. I had no idea they were coming, just one of those joyful coincidences of a daily photographer.

Fireball One - In the River

Fireball One – In the River

I attended a Meetup Group last night titled: LOW LIGHT SERIES – Light Painting! (Fire Breathing Dragons, Lasers, and Magic!). It was a lot of fun, I learned a few tricks and got some great shots! Here’s ‘The Orb of Light’ in the river. More fire to come…

Railroad Graffiti with Fall Foliage

Railroad Graffiti with Fall Foliage

The layers of Graffiti on this car fit in well with the fall foliage in the background. A little more rail yard fun in East Saint Paul.

Heading into Pig's Eye Yard

Heading into Pig’s Eye Yard

Rainy overcast days are no fun in the city, but a grungy rail yard they are magical. I love the reflections and mismatched engines. Did you notice the signal workmen? They didn’t seem to care that I was there either. Stay tuned this week for more heavy equipment and disturbed vegetation.

Grain Elevator Stairs

Grain Elevator Stairs

Ladder ascending an abandoned grain elevator.

Red Engine with Steps

Red Engine with Steps

Minnesota Commercial Switching engine, Industrial detail.

Minnesota Commercial Engines

Minnesota Commercial Engines

The fine red engines of Minnesota Commercial.

City Water

City Water

I love these little unseen details of the urban world.

Mergansers Fishing on the St. Anthony Falls

Mergansers Fishing on the St. Anthony Falls

Mergansers Fishing on the St. Anthony Falls, downtown Monneapolis.