The company labs. If you can believe it, this area is even more destroyed today.
On the left is the 1907 elevator section and its 1926 expansion is on the right. Interesting how the century-old silos seem to be faring better. Windows provided light to the underground conveyor tunnels, which were used to bring grain out of the silos by gravity.
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.
Steam pipes squirm around the stacks.
The crumbling building barely contained the colors inside of it.
A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
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2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town.
The taller of the two smokestacks on site. Note the crack around its crown.