The Osborn Block is the prettiest building you’ve never seen in the Twin Ports.
On the left is the 1907 elevator section and its 1926 expansion is on the right. Interesting how the century-old silos seem to be faring better. Windows provided light to the underground conveyor tunnels, which were used to bring grain out of the silos by gravity.
One of the four fire alarm panels in the power station.
A sign in the desolate cafeteria.
The chalkboard in the filtering plant reminds new visitors of the last day.
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.
Candy jar molds, in the far corner of the paint shop.
A long exposure of the side of the coke ovens, lit by the nearby streetlights.
Kansas is known for tornados. Think ‘Wizard of Oz’. That, considered with the fact that the workers were surrounded by bombs and bomb making materials called for lots of earthen shelters, just in case.