There big filters helped the mill sort through the flour, for additional milling, for example.
Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.
Giant ingredient hoppers stand on a concrete floor covered in peeled paint.
Looking out of the wavy stock shop.
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.
A look straight down into the chutes were taconite pellets would dump into the dock hoppers. Rebar was a safety measure to keep workers from being buried alive, were they to slip into the holes.
A photo from the early 2000s before the conveyors were scrapped.
Unit 4’s lower levels.
In the mine offices, hooks and a board with numbers was the system to keep track of who was in the mine and who was safe.