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They could not help the Twins on this night.
At left, across the tracks by that pile of dirt is where the Northstar commuter train platform will be built, and where Twins fans will apparently NOT be able to get a train after night games. (For reference, that's the Fifth Street bridge, with the ballpark site just beyond it. The east corner of Ford Centre is just visible at the right edge of the picture.)
First Avenue at left, bike parking area at lower right
Detroit got this part right!
An arch under construction.
Bench seating just off the plaza
Open concourses do mean that you can glimpse the field no matter where you are, but not really the game.
Puckett atrium chef stand menu
The Northstar stop has a name.
Lunch break at the top spot. (Grandstand)
Two concepts here remain in the final design. First is the oddly-shaped pavilion in center. Second is the section just above the right field fence. In the current design this section will hang over the field by a few feet. The original doesn't do that, but you can see that the concept goes way back in the planning.
I set up my late inning "office" at the drink rail behind section 206
The right field overhang is in place, and the first base stands are starting to go in.
Working on the connecting LRT tracks (this view looks up Fifth Street toward downtown.)
Click to enlarge.
Here's another look at the Oliva gate.
A sidewalk has sprouted between the HERC and the LRT tracks!
Met Stadium on May 17, 1975 (Twins vs. Brewers featuring Hank Aaron)
Print press box
The Metropolitan Club (click to enlarge)
The old flour Gold Medal Flour Mill, located next to the new Guthrie theater (Source: RP)
A final glimpse from the street of stadia installation along the left field line
Location for automated ticket machines
The wall of brands at General Mills headquarters in Golden Valley (Source: RP)
Two signs visible from beyond the confines of the ballpark.
Photo by Tyler Wycoff
Looking across the plaza toward the main ticket area.
Name that band. Please. (Mick Sterling)
Gate 3 "Killebrew"
Storage tracks in the foreground.
Freight trains run in very close proximity (Jerry Bell was standing at my left elbow when I took this picture)
Grid for the ironwood louvres is in place
Selected Bibliography - Analysis
First Edition (1992)
Second Edition (2006)
Selected Bibliography - Surveys
Second Edition (1987)
Not a "Third Edition" exactly,
but it replaced the above title
(2000, large coffee table)
Original edition (2000, round)
Revised edition (2006, round)
(2001, medium coffee table)
(2002, small coffee table)
(2003, medium coffee table)
(2004, very large coffee table)
(2006, very large coffee table)
Combines the previous two titles
(2007, medium coffee table)
Selected Bibliography - Nostalgia
Book and six ballpark miniatures