Enger Tower is an 75 foot stone structure built in 1939. It overlooks the elevators of Rice’s Point that are, for the most part, far older than it.
The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light.
The quality assurance labs were no doubt a busy place.
For reasons unknown, this building’s concrete was designed a little thinly. It reminds me of a Chicago, IL building constructed during WWI when concrete and steel were strictly rationed and many buildings went up with insufficient superstructures. I do not have a build date for this one yet.
The gulls wait to eat the next load of spilled grain. Arista 100.
A taste of Superior culture.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly.
If there was a problem with the conveyor belt, the grain would go out these chutes.