The Harrison flour mill, completed in 1897 and expanded in 1901 and 1902. The tunnel that I am standing on probably transported grain from the elevator to the mill. Medium Format.
One of the four fire alarm panels in the power station.
A cracked sign at dock-level, where loading boats would be tied below the taconite conveyors. All across the surface of the concrete dock were taconite pellets, like slippery little marbles. One wrong step could put a worker in the water, which is a bad, bad place to be.
The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.
S&X seen in the background through the fog.
Can you imagine workers in a food plant smoking on the job today?
The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships.
Inside the Beulah elevator were all of the original notices and notices. These are instructions for filling rail cars with flour sacks.