An arrangement of brick graffiti on the old boiler house building near the railroad tracks.
“W.N 7-30-86”. Brick Graffiti Series.
The left cave is the largest of the three, and shows the most evidence of expansion.
The Wheeler Rec Center was very nice and included gymnasiums and a pool.
The curving corridors flanking the Administration Tower are especially ornate, though the prison-like door betrays the real purpose of the building.
In front of a rust-welded Illinois rotary stoker is where the boiler-men made their mark. The last year I can make out is 1985.
“Daisy”… probably for the mill, as it was unusual for women to work at Daisy.
Fantastic brick graffiti piece by a Duluthian in 1933! Is the stick drawing of a horse? Feel free to weigh in.
” JN 2-27-39″. Brick Graffiti Series.
Looking up the grand stair at the second floor.
A closeup of the finely-carved seats in the house, presumably original to the Sattler. There are not too many of these in this kind of condition. If you have a better name for this figure than Cordelia, leave a comment.
In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark.
Each fireplace in the Administration Tower had a different design, color scheme, and little features to make it unique. One thing held true, however: none of them looked decent next to the disgusting 1990s cubicle farm carpet.
A tunnel connecting the two larger caves in the hill; those that Jacob vented in the rear. The vents are still extant!
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
“M.H. ’56; Al Malmsten ’44”. Brick Graffiti Series.