A little catwalk gives access to the most important gauges in the building. Behind them are huge vents and fans. I bet it got steamy in here.
This was one of two skyways that went between production line offices. It’s easy to tell because it’s not reinforced for machinery to travel through it. I also like that it’s a double-decker, so to speak.
The Barker turning around before it backed into Tac Harbor to unload coal for Minnesota Power.
One of the large barracks. All of them are overgrown like this.
Looking from one workhouse at another, with the other residents of Mill Hell falling into place as the distance grows. Across the rail yard you can see Froedert Malt elevator and Calumet.
It would be a shame if this building is not preserved. Word is (as of 2015) that construction may start on this section soon.
A burned and rusted control panel in the corner of the new hoist room.
Hunter and the Hoist House.
Looking across a skyway at the dust-collecting funnels, one of the few pieces of equipment that haven’t been completely decimated by time and the elements.