A social club/restaurant that was likely the place to be late at night.
The workshop and parts room was full of light and meticulously sorted bolts, nuts, washers, gaskets, and all sorts of specialty hardware.
Little has changed inside the mill, but since it was built in 1916, many tanks and ancillary buildings have popped up around it.
This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats.
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
A typical stretch of the assembly line.
I didn’t test the rungs, but I bet the view was incredible.