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Limestone will cover this pretty soon, but for now you can see where the escalator is.
Touring the Rapid Park site (L-R: Commissioners Wade, Vekich, Sykora, Cramer, and tour guide Chuck Ballentine, source: RP)
Photo by Jared Wieseler
The service entrance area in left-center, now with bench seating
Playing surface dirt out there? Maybe. (click to enlarge)
The saddest event
Here is the most recent outfield configuration, captured from the animation video. We probably shouldn't make too much of the logos seen on the scoreboard: Best Buy, Dairy Queen, Target, Pepsi, Dodge and Qwest...
Gate 3 "Killebrew"
The plate marker is just to the left.
This guy at the Puckett atrium chef stand caught me taking the picture and said I should stop back later because he was "just getting started." I still don't know what he meant.
Some of your fellow BPMers at a game in May of 2010 (we had almost the whole section)
A walkway begins to form (this is as close as you can get right now)
This looks up Sixth Street from Hennepin. Just imagine what this will look like during a night game!
Thanks for all the hard work out there, Cold Safety-Line Dudes. (I'm glad that my job does not require safety lines...)
New Year's Eve, 2008
Who Owns What (Click for larger version. Source: Ballpark Authority)
Path of quick escape.
Stairs wrap around the skyway escape tower. A very nice finishing touch.
We'll be packed into the first five rows of section 136. Hey, Wilson! I'm bringing my glove!
Mauer steps in for the first time.
Door to the visitor's clubhouse.
The first pitch.
Construction of the stands is moving from left to right in this image.
A Killebrew tribute covers part of the wall where the entry doors are located near the escalators.
In addition to the Pro Shop facade, you can see more gravel being laid before the final plaza surface is poured.
More flowers, more pennants.
The sculpture on which millions of kids will one day pose.
Looking down Sixth Avenue toward the plaza
The LRT station, sitting in a brand new urban canyon, takes shape.
The brick has been tinted where the circulation ramp meets the admin building.
Here's the view of the entrance ramp to 394. Looks like they are painting...
The proposed wooden screen covering the circulation ramp on Fifth Street (at left is the equivalent screen on Seventh Street).
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