Looking from the crane-motor catwalk into the Calumet. The arm shown here with the pulleys looped through it would have been lowered and the bucket conveyor in it would throw grain to waiting ships and boats bound for flour mills and foreign lands.
A belt at the lower end of the mill. Muchow loved conveyor belts.
This big rusty sphere hides behind the incomplete 5-stack.
New friends met at the exploring expo.
There were bins with hundreds of spools in them in the basement.
No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.
Much of the signage in the mill was hand-drawn.
This steel cup on the card would move molten copper to the caster from the furnace.
#67, one of the only lockers that is not crunched to the point it refuses to open. In the corner of the small office area.