In the modern control room at the base of the white elevator tower are the electronics that ran the newer building, its rail components and boat-loading component. The superstructure permeates all spaces here, as can be seen with the crossing I-beams in the main office.
The cornerstone of the building, in Latin.
Pillsbury from across the Mississippi River and Stone Arch Bridge from the roof of the Washburn Crosby Elevator (aka Gold Medal Flour).
Dominion was acquired by UGG, which designated the elevator ‘M’. Their offices still have safety signage.
Mushroom pillars hold up the dreams of so many, the profits of so few.
The bricks routinely fell from the walls, like seeds falling from trees. On a smaller scale, new walls grew from the floors.
Strange graffiti in a side room. Someone was having fun…
In the nurses’ dormitories, beds, couches and chairs still sit. It’s unclear whether these are remnants of the homeless shelter in the 80s or the actual nurses.
The turbine hall, without turbines. I guess that makes this a hall… at least it has a clock.