The mill was powered, in part, by water flowing through turbines under it. After the flow worked the industrial heart of the flour mill, it was exit to the Mississippi here.
The outside of Whiting Mine, as it looks today.
An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
Two of the remaining four towers in the projects. Throughout our time there we saw and heard squatters inside and chose not to go in. What do you call a smart choice made in the midst of a dumb choice? There should be a word for that.
The most patriotic wallpaper I’ve seen.
The windows reflect the sky. The bricks hit the ground.
The beet juice was boiled down to make a syrup, which would be drained down the trough to the crystalizers.
A different kind of tree fort.
Ask your dentist about brushing your teeth with asbestos!