Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860.
Wind-battered catwalk lights between the shaft house and headframe/rockhouse building.
The turned rail was to prevent runaway cars from going over the end of the dock and into the lake.
Open wide! Here comes the sugar beets!
A big sliding fire door opens onto a train dock.
Looking at the ghost sign from a rust-locked cement conveyor that linked the silos with a packing warehouse.
This elevator came crashing down, perhaps from the topmost floor. I wonder what it sounded like.
Solvent pumping buildings, designed to explode upwards rather than outwards in an emergency, are forgotten near the milkweed.