Thanks to the demolition (I’ll never say that again), the inner structure of the bins are revealed. So much wood!
I wonder when fluorescent lighting was added.
Shortly after the former delivery wagon shed was arsoned in 2005. A turning point in the story of Hamms’ abandonment.
Artifacts from the days this was a furniture factory and warehouse.
These corner pilings served as bumpers… a little assurance against wind, ice, and new captains.
This was my first view of Harris Machinery’s property… it was strange to find what looked like a ghost town five minutes from downtown Minneapolis!
At the top of the elevator was a distribution room to direct the grain onto conveyor belts below.
A facade that tells the story of demolition and neglect. The sign on the garage door indicates that if one finds themselves there, that they enter the buildings at their own risk. If only property owners in the US took this philosophy!
Looking down a manlift on the ore dock side of the elevator. It’s a belt-less belt-o-vator!