The final ball mill in the Chain O’ Mines concentrator. Behind it was a bucket of steel balls.
Looking from the crane-motor catwalk into the Calumet. The arm shown here with the pulleys looped through it would have been lowered and the bucket conveyor in it would throw grain to waiting ships and boats bound for flour mills and foreign lands.
This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors.
Lockers for the boiler room workers.
Ruster at The Pool… employee graffiti about 100 above ground.
Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor.
Where workers would sign documents and collect their pay.
A big sign marks where the elevated walkway is severed where Dock 2 used to meet Dock 3, now gone.