Day 21

Friday, 28 Jun 2013
  Touring the Twin Cities



Images from a day of tourism in Minneapolis and St. Paul.


Linda taking a picture of the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul--home of A Prairie Home Companion.


Now she tries to blow up the Minnesota History Center.


I upgraded my phone slightly from the last time. This one has a user interface.


This exhibit allows children to eviscerate a bison. A skill much in short supply nowadays.


And no trip anywhere would be complete without a cemetery trip. Here's me and Hubert Humphrey.


Over to Minneapolis to look at the flour mills. That's Pillsbury's 'A' Mill. And it really
does kind of lean back a bit.


Looking across St. Anthony Falls at the west bank mills--most of which have been
converted into condos and lofts.


The Washburn 'A' Mill has been converted into the Mill City Museum--what's left of it anyway.
They were setting up for a wedding reception. What better backdrop for a wedding
than industrial decay?


They stole my dam joke.


From the observation deck of the Museum. Looking back across the river at the Pillsbury Mill.


Careful! You might fall off a cliff and break a ruin!


Mill Ruins Park is fully dedicated to industrial decay. These are the mills that were not
made into condos or museums.


Driving back to St. Paul. The sign says, "55th B-Day. Need Stripper."


We had dinner at the hotel, then walked over to Mickey's Diner for dessert.
Then we slowly waddled back to the hotel.


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