Depending on the position of the valve, flour could be routed from the filtering process back into a mill.
The top of Dock 4 was too dangerous to explore, but this panorama gives you an idea of the view (and how rotten the wood was).
There is a flipped tram car about a third of the way down the cliff.
A closeup of the old fashioned wood-and-iron flour mill, a little while before they were all scrapped.
Before developers saw to cut and cut the flour mills inside Pillsbury, they stood at the ready beside various purposeful chutes the traversed the floors of between sorters. These machines were belt-driven by the power of Pillsbury’s Mississippi headraces and turbines, the force of which notoriously shook the building’s foundations themselves. The wheels would change the grade of the flour, or the size of the dust produced from crushing the kernels.
Leather shoes in a supply closet. They seem to me men’s shoes.
It was as noisy then as it is colorful now…
The ADM Quality Assurance Labs haven’t changed much, except for that it has become a common home for the homeless.