Island Station, in the middle of the power house, in the middle of a thunder storm. Flapping pipe covers and sheets of ran penetrating one massive arched window and blasting through the other, as winds power through the building from the Mississippi. The sound of the thunder made every length of steel squeak under the pressure.
The roof of the elevator was partly lit naturally with six big skylights. The less electricity pumped into a grain elevator, the less chance of a grain dust explosion.
While it looks like ground level, everything here is one story above the actual earth.
This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s.
This is one of the rooms near Shaft 1 that was converted to be a Dry Room, where workers would wash and change between shifts.
Hunter and the Hoist House.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
Taken in the last few minutes of the day. You can tell by the way that the wall is deteriorating that the windows using to have an arched top!
Office manners dictate that one must tip their file drawer back upright once it is knocked through the wall.