An antique clothes dryer and sample inline 4 engine, the latter used as a training piece after WWII to retrain veterans.
It is unclear when the ‘Superior Warehouse Company’ sign was put up, but it was likely around 1916-1917, when maps indicate it served as a dry goods warehouse, operated by Twohy-Eimon Mercantile Company. The Sivertson sign was likely added in the mid-1980s. In this image I tried to preserve the colors the bricks turn at sunset.
Part of the system below Dock 2.
Looking at the ghost sign from a rust-locked cement conveyor that linked the silos with a packing warehouse.
The most derelict of the old bonded warehouses. Note the barrel elevator on the side of it!
I love that the administration building–almost 100 years old now–still carries the original name.
Fire buckets did not have flat bottoms so they could never be used for other buckety tasks, and were thus always handy in an actual fire.
In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture.
Four A.M. was the best time to be on the main assembly line. This was about shortly after most of the machinery was removed.