Black Stack Ladder Don’t know what’s heavier… the bricks or shadows. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, brickwork, ladders, smokestacks... Vines are finding their way into the roundhouse. A midwestern jungle surrounds the meat packing plant. Shuttered windows on the side of one of the collapsing bonded warehouses. Calumet stands at the side of the Union Pacific railyard. The average sugar mill in 1915 consumed about 11,000 acres of sugar beets The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod. “Daisy”… probably for the mill, as it was unusual for women to work at Daisy. The perfect place to have a post-industrial picnic. A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused.