Two of the remaining four towers in the projects. Throughout our time there we saw and heard squatters inside and chose not to go in. What do you call a smart choice made in the midst of a dumb choice? There should be a word for that.
The generator room was state of the art when it was installed, allowing the complex to use motors and electric lighting ahead of its competitors.
This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats.
In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture.
Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators.
My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn.
When I moved from the roof back into the upper floors of the distillery, the plants growing out of the masonry caught my eye. It’s 60 feet up, but looks like it could be an old wall.
Daisy Mill could accept shipments from water, rail, and truck at one time. Now everything comes and goes by rail.