The first 800 or so feet of the tunnel is finished with reinforced concrete. The test is raw stone. This is the spot where it switches. Side note: nailing this shot on film is one of my proudest light-painted moments.
These tubes would bring cement to the top of the plant for storage in the silos.
A panorama next to a long abandoned adit. The tram has seen better days.
The back of the mill reads “Red River Milling Company”
A new loading shed to fill train cars.
A retrofitted dust collector stands out from the geometry of the roofline.
A social club/restaurant that was likely the place to be late at night.
Some small candles light one of the few surviving tunnels that once linked buildings on the campus with the steam plant. In winter, it was common for patients to be transported through these to avoid the cold, and during the Cold War these served as nuclear fallout shelters.
Even without the kettles the Hamm’s brewhouse is beautifully lit, ornamented architecturally and begging for photographers to remember it.
The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.