An article from Minnpost describes this design as “marital”, and I could not agree more.
A panorama of the Shipping/Receiving building on the northeast end of the block. In the old days this would be facing the ‘Dry Dock Hotel’, a boarding house owned by the company, presumably for the use of the men having their boats repaired here.
A teeter totter sits in front of the Memorial Building.
A mix of brick and stone construction where the stock house meets the cellars. The caves brought well water to the brewery and drained the refuse away, and the various sewer connections are visible here and tell the story of the company’s expansion above.
The pipes above sprayed water onto the hot coke.
One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place.
An unplanned skylight. It’s unclear why some parts of the building had wooden roofing, while others were highly reinforced with brick.