Silk Spools There were bins with hundreds of spools in them in the basement. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: dirty, funnels, rusty, spools... Moisture and temperature changes have hoisted the wooden floors of the first floor classrooms. The spectacular, if precarious, view of downtown Minneapolis from the roof of ADM Annex 4. Note the great messages left by various graffiti artists who made it to the spot. A closeup of a flour chute. Bits and things in a pile in the corner of the smelter, the unsold chunks of industrial history that didn’t sell at an on-site auction before my visit. The only thing that signals that this was an office building, rather than another production floor, is the small amount of wood paneling that remains. The Dock 5 sign at track level. Probably as an aid to sailors reboarding their vessels. A dead work truck rusts near an outbuilding. Everything is marked with a code. Modernity. This side of the mill, which abuts the Great Miami River, is much older than the other side of B Street. You can tell it went through many revisions. One of the machines left over in the underground magnetic separation plant.