As photographed from a cement piling for Slip #3 poured in 1935, disconnected from land by erosion. How do I know the date? A pair of steamship engineers carved their initials and ranks into the wet cement!
Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.
Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.
There were a few large houses on the Old Crow property where employees would live. The glen had little housing.
A caustic tank in one of the unremodeled brewhouse backrooms.
This side of the mill, which abuts the Great Miami River, is much older than the other side of B Street. You can tell it went through many revisions.
Grain is taken from the bottom of the silos through a conveyor in a tunnel. These blowers keep the air in the tunnel fresh.
A truck loading dock for raw materials. Looking at the concrete, you can sort of tell where the rails used to run.