The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition.
A 8-foot-tall volume indicator that could be read from across the beet boiler floor–convenient when the controls are 20 feet away.
The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.
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 across at the Cargill elevator.
I love these heavy rolling doors in the old tobacco processing building.
Why the door had to be moved over 2 1/2 feet will remain a mystery.
The neon lighthouse, seen from the top of one of the silos.