The rear of engine bay 13… according to the heavily faded sign.
ADM overshadows the Meal Elevator. The cleared area behind is now home to Surley Brewery.
Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past.
The sidewalks are littered with rocks.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
The Western Elevator’s old moniker looks over Fort William (the neighborhood). Snow falls over Mount McKay in the background. This elevator is still active… the only active elevator in Fort William proper.
It will be a good harvest.
The spectacular, if precarious, view of downtown Minneapolis from the roof of ADM Annex 4. Note the great messages left by various graffiti artists who made it to the spot.