The playground used to be near the school which is now in ruins.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
Vents in the boards over the windows helps prevent mold and animals from getting too crazy inside.
Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.
Bits of pulp hang from a rough grate on the first floor of the plant, which was dark because all of the equipment blocked the light. This is a grate picture.
Scanned after being recovered from the bottom of an old wooden box for a few years. Circa 2005.
A shuttered house at the end of the block doesn’t even have boards on it anymore.
Two steel hoppers supported by counterweights and springs, which were used to weigh incoming grain loads before being deposited in the silos beneath this floor. Garner is another way to say “big measuring tank”, if you were wondering. I fell in love with all the tubes and chutes on this floor.
A broken scale in Isabella A, next to an old wood stove.