Payroll Where workers would sign documents and collect their pay. Similar Images ...based on the tags: broken-windows, rusty... At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill. This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people. In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture. The old way to get to the elevator from the mill. A bank of vertical filing cabinets, probably dating to National Guard days. A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red. An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory. The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch. The elevator is stuck between floors.