Most of the gauges on the control panels were broken.
The right-pointing crank adjusts the rollers inside of the mill. How fine do you want your flour?
I am not sure what caused the discoloration, but two of the walls near the door to the machine shop are stained yellow-red. I assume this had to do with the walls in relation to blowing piles of iron ore, and that the walls have been partly infused with iron oxide. Any other ideas?
Latin; to grow. Root of the English word ‘surge’.
The top of the annex was bare except for these holes into the silos below.
The doorframes become more askew every year as the buildings slip downward into the gulch at different rates. This seems to be the part of the mine ruins where transients leave their marks. The graffiti dated back to the 1970s, at least.
When the ship loaders were added, a doorway was cut through the metal silo to make a room for the grain handling equipment. Note the dust sensor in the corner of the torch-cut archway.
Looking down the walkway that traces the bottom side of the ore dock.
An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.