The flour mill’s interior is really just a system of steel and rubber tubes that crush flour over and over in the gap. This mill was never run off of water power directly, but it used to generate power using the river.
In the middle of Electric Steel, dust collector vents cross-cross out of sight.
The top of Dock 4 was too dangerous to explore, but this panorama gives you an idea of the view (and how rotten the wood was).
In the mid-2000s, Peavey sealed the spaces between their Electric Steel Elevator bins. What they unwittingly created was a graffiti time capsule. “Impeach Bush”.
A panorama of the side of the hospital from roughly the same angle as the historic postcard.
The beet juice was boiled down to make a syrup, which would be drained down the trough to the crystalizers.
This is a typical view of the factory; most of it was long hallways flanked by piles of equipment and access points to maintain them.
SWP4-A on the left and Viterra C on the right in a 90-degree panorama.
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.