Many of the higher floors were more or less demolished–usually more. These would have been condos had ‘The Arcade’ project come to fruition. Now there are simply wide open floors punctuated only by pillars and meaningless hallways.
Mold creeps up the walls of the offices that housed the Closing Team of the TCRC – Twin Cities Research Center – as water damage pulls ceiling tiles down.
It’s pretty unusual to find a fireplace like this in the midst of a factory.
The texture of the cracking poured concrete ore pocket is somewhere between stone and driftwood.
One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very.
Every elevator has sets of these conveyor switches. Grain comes down through the top chute and the bottom chute rotates to move the flow onto various belts around the plant by gravity. The cross belt is another switch and the bridge belt brings the flow to the other half of the elevator.
A view of the hallway outside of the auditorium.
Typical bunk rooms in MS-20.
A closeup of the now-scrapped steel chute.
The substation has definite structural issues. Pictured is the sidewalk that connected the plant to the company housing.