The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
Pillsbury from across the Mississippi River and Stone Arch Bridge from the roof of the Washburn Crosby Elevator (aka Gold Medal Flour).
The exterior of the factory is unassuming
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
Beautiful details in the plaster moulding have been preserved by the sheer height of this room between the cathedral and auditorium.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
The tunnels were full of bricked-up doorways. I wonder how many rooms under there are totally sealed from the outside world…
Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past.
Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.