The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks.
Looking into the half-demolished, half-dismantled conveyor for the sea leg.
Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill.
The average sugar mill in 1915 consumed about 11,000 acres of sugar beets
It’s a small world… look at it.
Ladders crawl the back of the signs. Graffiti writers’ right of passage.