ADM-Delmar #1- Maintainance Department. The stainless steel bits are part of the grain dryer added in the 1940s. The workhouse itself (the larger tower) was a dedicated Cleaning House, meaning that grain passed through both these buildings to be rid of dust, dirt and extra moisture before storage. In the foreground is the old ADM locker room and pipe department.
Harris Machinery rests under snow on the left. Two explorers enjoy the view.
Without a roof, the bricks were being washed away in the later years of the roundhouse.
The water tower no doubt made good scrap after it hit the ground.
The top floor’s old-fashioned hospital ways were too much to pass without a photo or two… with the paint falling off the walls it was as if the building was shedding its skin in an effort to become rejuvenated or useful.
Looking down the kiln line from atop the furnaces.
A closeup of a soon-to-be-scrapped crane pulley.
A line of huge machines wait to be used as parts under a long-disused belt drive.