A floating spiral staircase, one of two, that link the foyer with the lounge and balcony level. Now the balcony level is a small second stage. A panoramic view of Split Rock LIghthouse wraps around the bannisters.
I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.
Timbers overlap where mine cars plunged, a strange wooden fence traced the center of the beams.
This office, as seen from the power plant, administered the bonded warehouses. There used to be a few more of them, according to old maps and postcards.
From atop a concrete slap that seals the old path of Mine Shaft #3, I loop up into the hoisting room.
Panorama from where the skyway connected the cleaning house and elevator. ADM Meal Storage is to the right, ADM-4 is to the extreme right, and Kurth is on the left.
Looking through a secure ward door at the destroyed rooms beyond.
The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.
A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.