ADM overshadows the Meal Elevator. The cleared area behind is now home to Surley Brewery.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.
With its fresh paint, Lake Superior Elevator “I” almost looks contemporary, but it far outdates its neighbors, It replaced a wooden elevator by the same name in 1919.
Beautiful details in the plaster moulding have been preserved by the sheer height of this room between the cathedral and auditorium.
An unshielded heaframe and single pulley.
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered.
Before each warhead was crated, it was inspected.
Since this picture was taken, the roof has totally collapsed in this area.