This old Jetta did more offroading than your average lifted tinted loud-exhaust pickup.
This sawtooth roof collapsed months later under the weight of an early snow.
Part of the grain drier system in ADM #1 crawls up the side of the building like a steel vine.
Workers’ lockers, strewn across Main Street, yet still out of the way.
Somewhere there was a hoe left on the ground. Given that we had read articles about photographers being mugged around the abandoned projects, we felt it wouldn’t hurt to carry this around. I am glad we did; it made a great musical drumstick against the warped Wheeler Rec Center floor.
Sunset through a stained window in the headhouse made the floor feel like a heavy industrial Disney movie.
Much of the signage in the mill was hand-drawn.
Without a conveyor belt, this tripper seems lost. The job of this machine was simply to take grains from the moving conveyor belt and eject it into the silos via the chutes on the sides. Note all the dust collection venting added to the machine to suck up any explosive grain dust.
A gymnasium, if I recall. The last building before the road dead-ends.