American Flag in Former Casket Factory Expanding foam provides some textural contrast to the wood floors, worn smooth over a century. This building dates to the 1890s and was built as the coffin plant. Similar Images ...based on the tags: doors, flags, patriotic, yellow... In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters. Shag carpet is fabulous, and I hope it makes a comeback. Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it. At sunset the light skips from puddle to stagnant puddle across the whole foundry room, playing with the classic sawtooth roof with half-hearted shadows. When I first visited the chapel, it had a projection TV, two organs, Bibles, and more. Now these are mostly ruined, except for the tapestries, which have somehow survived. Looking across the whole milling operation from its dedicated powerhouse stretching across Eagle River. Redlining is the practice of shutting certain races out of neighborhoods, and it is still a big problem today. Such behaviors were a big factor in creating the need for these projects. Shadows of distant power lines are carried to the concrete by street lights. The roof compromised, rain water rolls down the main stairway.