The right-pointing crank adjusts the rollers inside of the mill. How fine do you want your flour?
Partier graffiti dates to when the caves were last open to the public; probably in the 1990s. This tunnel used to horseshoe between the brewery’s ice chute (left) and basement door (right, backfilled). Note the utility tunnel in the upper-right corner as well as the lighting brackets on the ceiling.
One of the machines left over in the underground magnetic separation plant.
Jet Lowe is my inspiration.
The last tailings on a broken conveyor belt.
A super-long exposure of the side of the middle of Daisy Elevator, built in 1927. The oldest silos are closest to the mill and date to 1916. They were expanded toward Superior in 1927 and 1941. The total capacity is about 500,000 bushels.
Under the monster and its teeth.
A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.
Next to the generator room is the pump room, which moved steam around the complex.