I wish I had the equipment then that I have now… I look back at these 10-year-old pictures and can’t ignore all the grain.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
The King Elevator is connected by a manlift and this spiral staircase. The manlift was down–can you believe it? Note the cool turns in the vertical railings. Arista 100 on 120.
A little cloud passes over the Five-Stack powerplant ruins, like a puff of smoke.
Two bin signs criss-cross in the North Annex.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
A splash of pink across an otherwise boring sign caught my eye in the old elevator.
It is unclear whether this area was for coal dumping or ore dumping, though the huge dents in the steel plating suggests the latter.