1917 Mill The oldest part of this mill had a wooden roof that rotted away long ago. Slowly, rust is dulling the edge on every cog left behind. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, cables, gears, grimy, hoses, rusty, valves... In the grungy control room, I found a little slice that was never graffitied. The cupola–the space above the silos–is surprisingly original. The building was too unstable for anyone to scrap it out. Seriously, the floor is a deathtrap. It’s a mystery to me why this elevator has a Gold Medal Flour ghost sign. You can read it along with its obsolete monikers today. The south wall of the power plant. Its sheet metal skin couldn’t fit around the structure, it seems… note the very strange protruding superstructure. In case of fire, workers on higher floors would take the emergency slides to escape. The powerplant and its dedicated water tower supplied steam for heating and mechanical work. In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark. The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition. Numbers on a pillar counted tank capacity for a removed water container; an unhinged door in an unhinged factory beguiles those looking for an exit.