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.
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.
” JN 2-27-39″. Brick Graffiti Series.
The left cave is the largest of the three, and shows the most evidence of expansion.
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.
Looking up the grand stair at the second floor.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
“Daisy”… probably for the mill, as it was unusual for women to work at Daisy.
“M.H. ’56; Al Malmsten ’44”. Brick Graffiti Series.
Fantastic brick graffiti piece by a Duluthian in 1933! Is the stick drawing of a horse? Feel free to weigh in.
“W.N 7-30-86”. Brick Graffiti Series.
An arrangement of brick graffiti on the old boiler house building near the railroad tracks.
A tunnel connecting the two larger caves in the hill; those that Jacob vented in the rear. The vents are still extant!
In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark.