Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.
Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.
A self portrait from more than a decade ago.
Patented in 1965 and produced by Specialized Mass Markets. User would insert token and use a rotary-phone-style dial to enter their token number. The machine would tally the numbers and indicate winners depending on the sum of said numbers. See USPTO US3455557.
The beet juice was boiled down to make a syrup, which would be drained down the trough to the crystalizers.
The winch that hauled the sea leg, a decide to unload grain from waiting boats and barges.
Shadows of the rusty trestle and cold control towers on the Barker. Workers are preparing to swing over the sides of the boat to help secure her to the Minnesota Power dock.
Where the trees are sprouting–below the skyways and criss-crossing pipes–are two sets of railroad tracks that turned through this narrow alleyway through the middle of the production line to drop off raw materials and pick up finished product.