Part of the grain drier system in ADM #1 crawls up the side of the building like a steel vine.
Rivets are sexy, and this old machine has more than a fair share.
To the right is the spiral staircase. This building had a definite “floor problem”.
This old Jetta did more offroading than your average lifted tinted loud-exhaust pickup.
This is the building where the corn mash would be boiled in stainless steel kettles, now gone.
For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
Looking out of the top of the grain tower at Duluth.