“But everyone I used to know was either dead or in prison So I came back to Minneapolis this time I think I’m gonna stay” -Tom Waits
Serve [unknown] Build… What do you think the middle says? Tell me in the comments.
The back door into the old distillery building. Not castle-like at all, sadly.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
Unintentional art comes in the form of a beet juice slurry baffle.
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.
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.
A warning sticker on the interior of a dredge once tied to the old dock.
Inside the Beulah elevator were all of the original notices and notices. These are instructions for filling rail cars with flour sacks.