Workers’ lockers, strewn across Main Street, yet still out of the way.
A closeup of the old fashioned wood-and-iron flour mill, a little while before they were all scrapped.
Numbers on a pillar counted tank capacity for a removed water container; an unhinged door in an unhinged factory beguiles those looking for an exit.
Looking into one of the fire slides, designed to evacuate patients extremely quickly. In 1880, a fire completely destroyed the asylum at St. Peter, Minnesota, killing 30 patients.
The porcelain hoops guided the silk threads through the device.
When the factory’s production line was up for auction, many parts were removed, crated and labeled with big painted numbers to ease their removal by buyers. Not everything sold, however, so not one dark corner of the factory seems without a pile of dislocated industrial junk.
Looking at the side of 4B from the roof of its car shed.
Without a conveyor belt, this tripper seems lost. The job of this machine was simply to take grains from the moving conveyor belt and eject it into the silos via the chutes on the sides. Note all the dust collection venting added to the machine to suck up any explosive grain dust.
Asbestos-cord-wrapped glass tongs piled in a shed next to the pouring line.