A bedroom, from the basement. The Dog Days are Over.
Small stained panes and orange brick. I had no idea when I took this picture that the colored glass would turn the insides of the mill into a bright aquamarine. It was a beautiful intersection of nature and industry, in the most unintended way.
This wide skyway connected two of the inner factory buildings, where parts would have to be transported to keep the operation moving, which is why it is much wider than other bridges in the plant.
The fresh snow makes the whole complex look a lot cleaner than it actually is.
The Sun Rooms, or Common Rooms, reminded me of the Panopitcon turned inside-out.
When not running 24 hours a day during a campaign, the plant was being repaired. Every sugar mill has a large shop and parts room for those times.
You can see why so few products had bright packaging. If the can here was brown, you’d never see it in a dark wood cabinet.
In case power was lost, this manual signal could direct trains on and off the taconite trestle. Turning the pole would change the color of the light on top and the shape of the metal flags.
A retrofitted dust collector stands out from the geometry of the roofline.