In case one forgot… mounted behind the appropriate valves. Who hasn’t memorized the appropriate valve positions?
Frankie on the White Pine Mine vehicle access shaft. The mine was traditional inside… all room-and-pillar.
Originally a bagging warehouse for Peavey, later this building was leased as storage and warehouse space. It was finally demolished around 2010.
General Mills bought Consolidated Elevator’s “D” in 1943 and renamed it “A,” though no additional elevators have followed from that firm to date. Visible on the right is the first annex, built along with the elevator in 1909.
This was my first view of Harris Machinery’s property… it was strange to find what looked like a ghost town five minutes from downtown Minneapolis!
Looking up at the most conspicuous graffiti in the city on ADM #4.
This bridge over Eagle River is beautiful.
Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.