Dept 9136 The warped floors caught my eye in this room too–a symptom of turning off heat and not patching a leaking roof in the midwest. Similar Images ...based on the tags: cranes, signs, warped... The guard shack protecting the Nike launch pad. My favorite time to be in the brewery was sunrise. That’s the kind of light that made the brewhouse glow. When the ship loaders were added, a doorway was cut through the metal silo to make a room for the grain handling equipment. Note the dust sensor in the corner of the torch-cut archway. The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships. The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN. The control room for the whole of the plant. Sinterband here means one of the sintering lines. Temperatures, gasses, mixtures, speeds, and so on were centrally controlled here. The secret sweet-yet-salty center of the nameless factoryscape. Home base, tuned to rule the AC and turn out Product X at record rates, I’m sure. This was my first view of Harris Machinery’s property… it was strange to find what looked like a ghost town five minutes from downtown Minneapolis! The corner of the original buildings still carry the Lemp logo!