This building had no identity issues. My chief regret was not spending more time documenting the ghost signs around the complex.
Where the drain changes shape from round concrete to arched brick.
Canal Park (see bridge) and some of old downtown, formerly Duluth City Hall and Police Department (center-left). At least one star has appeared in the sky…
The purpose of the concentrator was to separate the gold and silver-rich ore from the waste rock. You can tell from the design that the process relies heavily on gravity.
The bottom of the elevator in the new foundry.
The elevator near the offices seemed a day’s work away from being operational
Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below.
General Mills bought Consolidated Elevator’s “D” in 1943 and renamed it “A,” though no additional elevators have followed from that firm to date. Visible on the right is the first annex, built along with the elevator in 1909.
The Atlas D command building. As Brutalist as it gets.