When boiling beet juice accidentally spills from the gas-fired tanks two feet away, you better be wearing some of these, or bye-bye legs.
Just across the North Dakota border, a rusty Milwaukee Road boxcar sits where it was shoved off the mainline. The grain elevator in the background marks the tracks, which is still used by BNSF.
Where workers’ pay would be doled out and collected.
When the Mitchell project is complete, I’ll miss the textures on the face of the boiler.
Note the tiled floor between the bucket conveyors and an old mill.
Atop Elevator ‘M’, formerly Cargill ‘O’.
Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860.
No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.
A super-shallow depth of field shot on the Leica Summilux.