The bottom of the elevator which seemed too modern for the building. The top of the elevator opens into open air, as the second floor has long since collapsed.
One chute drops grain on a conveyor for storage in the north silo cluster, while another is ready to deposit the flow where the conveyor cannot reach. Instead of engineering the belt to trip in reverse, the silos under the workhouses have their own chutes.
I love when moss grows indoors… one of the little pleasures of exploring abandonments.
When you’re incoming’s piling up with paint chips, what’s one to do? Call in a sick?
Between the catwalks of Furnace 6, the molted ore would flow through the chute.
On the second floor of the former casket plant, which was retrofitted with a conveyor system to coat finished products.
My friends know that redheads are my greatest weakness.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
On the upper floors where the sunlight is yellow–the color of flour dust, once exposed to the elements.