Part of the grain drier system in ADM #1 crawls up the side of the building like a steel vine.
This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor.
The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this.
A long exposure under the trestle-like approach to the dock, under which trains still pass regularly.
Spring melt flows down the rusty rock house. In the background is the frame for the shaft.
The wrought iron staircase for what was the Consumer’s Brewery Brew House, as indicated by very fine cast landings with the company logo. The staircase is in bad condition; someone had run a forklift or something similar into the bottom in addition to copious vandalism and water damage. Holes in the floor, like in the upper-right corner indicate where stainless steel kettles used to be before they were scrapped.
This little curled yellow thing is one of the last hints that this adobe building was lived in.
A comrade lights-up where so many workers apparently congregated to do the same.
Sunrise over Mill Hell, and all of Kurth’s various skyways. The elevators in the foreground date to the mid-1920s, Electric Steel is behind and is a little earlier than that.