Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos.
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.
A long exposure under the trestle-like approach to the dock, under which trains still pass regularly.
A huge steel tank, one of several left over, left over from either the Ashland Oil or Allied Chemical periods.
Latin; to grow. Root of the English word ‘surge’.
Sunset through a stained window in the headhouse made the floor feel like a heavy industrial Disney movie.
Funny how sensitive modern English speakers have become to gendered language. I doubt the workers here–almost all female–were offended by this posting for ‘Workmen’s Compensation’.
A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets!