The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light.
Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill.
The barracks are being reclaimed by nature.
Bits of pulp hang from a rough grate on the first floor of the plant, which was dark because all of the equipment blocked the light. This is a grate picture.
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The stone chapel sits beside the main house and received a particularly heavy dose of gothic architectural touches.
Looking toward the famous Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge from Lake Superior. Shot on a the legendary Pentax 67.