Cracked gauges have a certain quality that hearkens to movies, I think. One can imagine the gauges going off the scales before dramatically cracking, throwing glass right at the camera. This damage, however, is unfortunate vandalism.
This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s.
Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors!
The top floor of the nitrating house was full of switches and breakers for the operation below, each bearing a label and number. Nowadays everything is printed, but when INAAP was built, all these signs were painted by hand.
The front of the mill reads “Montana Flour Mills Company”
For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence.
The incinerator’s hardened steel door… useless, but still sexy in a heavy-industrial kind of way.