A little sun and a little moisture sprouted this grass in the middle of the steel silos, in the midst of Minneapolis’ “graffiti graveyard”. Two images of time: nature growing through industry and rust dissolving old art in the elements.
Holes were cut into the floor to extract equipment from the basements. it was interesting to see the I-beams extending through all the levels of Studebaker.
Rust undermines the decade old graffiti on the steel bin.
The beet juice was boiled down to make a syrup, which would be drained down the trough to the crystalizers.
Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries.
Transfer Elevator, Built 1916
The fantastic red elevator that is Pool #61, built 1928.
Sour mash had to be fermented before being used for whiskey making. Nearly all bourbon uses it.
Looking out of Kurth Malt a the neighbors–the silos past Electric Steel are those of the Froedert Malt Company, now gone.