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
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
We had dinner at the hotel, then walked over to Mickey's Diner for
Then we slowly waddled back to the hotel.
"Great Plains Tour 2013"
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