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Trains now rumble regularly beneath the promenade.
This is a background image extracted from one of the blueprint pages. It's essentially a schematic of the park (Terrace Level). In it you can see the shape of the various seating areas (to a certain extent).
Dancing for the cameras
This looks south and shows how the Northstar tracks are sheltered by the promenade above. This is the side which faces the HERC plant.
This is a slightly blurry view of the pavilion in center. It has a quirky shape, but one which is completely consistent with the overall ballpark design. Nice work there. You can also get a glimpse of the greenery which will rise above the fences.
Not from Moose's tour, but it's an image you need to see. (Click to enlarge greatly.)
Photo by Jared Wieseler
Those little oval additions are positively laughable!
Target HQ main entrance. Ballpark resemblance? (Inset.)
The official ballpark development area
I believe that the truck is parked in one of the curb cutouts which are being installed to facilitate ticket sales and traffic calming.
Grid for the ironwood louvres is in place
Click on this photo to see what it looked like on this spot 101 years ago (I'm not kidding)
The view from my seats in Section 237 (The Trap), Row 1 (can't see much of center field without standing up...)
Discovered on the upper concourse!
An early concept for the pedestrial bridge. (Source: Ballpark Authority, RP)
The right field foul pole seen against a backdrop of Butler Square (itself a site of great significance in the history of professional baseball in Minneapolis)
Location for automated ticket machines
The Polo Grounds (left) and Shibe Park (Connie Mack Stadium)
Looking from First Avenue toward the ballpark (over the top of a construction barricade)
This is NOT Twins Territory anymore
Revised outfield configuration (courtesy HOK Sport)
Plaza seating installation
1885 Sanborn Map Image (Source: Sanborn Map Collection, Minneapolis Public Library, Copyright © 2001 by The Sanborn Map Company, Sanborn Library, LLC)
This is what I was working on while my photo was taken (click to see a VERY BIG version).
Champion's Club details (click to enlarge)
I suppose that one day my son will graduate from Mrs. Fields to Hooters. At least he won't have to travel too far. *Shudder*
Open house skeptics
July 7, 1966 (Click to see the entire scorecard with ads)
This is the plaza as viewed from the A ramp.
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