The concrete annex elevator had interesting graffiti. Much of it from the 1980s and 1990s.
The rear of engine bay 13… according to the heavily faded sign.
This was one of two skyways that went between production line offices. It’s easy to tell because it’s not reinforced for machinery to travel through it. I also like that it’s a double-decker, so to speak.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
The back of the mill reads “Red River Milling Company”
The first 800 or so feet of the tunnel is finished with reinforced concrete. The test is raw stone. This is the spot where it switches. Side note: nailing this shot on film is one of my proudest light-painted moments.
Part of the 1917 mill that had a little bit of roof left over it–most of this building was open to the sky. The birds loved it, but everything metal was quickly becoming too unstable to walk on.