Looking out from what little remains of the second floor at the poor house, which was in terrible condition. No roof and no floors. Soon to be ruins.
For the Batman movie, fire was blown out of the windows of the factory to make it appear it was exploding. To add to the effect, on actual Brach’s building was imploded.
Too big to be scrapped, to simple to be auctioned. It waited for the demo crews and demo cranes to arrive.
Between the ice chute and the back of the north section of the cellars, a little pillar shows where a room used to be. The ceiling’s disintegration has since filled the space, which seems to be the last point of expansion in the cave–this was last carved in the mid-1840s.
A look at another “Belt-o-Vator”. I like the sign.
The Dock 5 sign at track level. Probably as an aid to sailors reboarding their vessels.
Water turned the taconite powder into a rusty, slippery paste… everywhere the water pooled up, doubling the beauty from certain special angles.
Look at the floor–do you see the hole? That goes down a lonnnnnng ways.
The scale of the grain hoppers helps tell the story of how large Hamm’s was in its day.