Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below.
Unintentional art comes in the form of a beet juice slurry baffle.
Without their walls these Solvent Recovery Line buildings look like blast walls. Their concrete inner structures were part of the design so if there was an explosion inside it would ‘blow out’ with a puff instead of a bang. Now most of these are demolished or overgrown.
The big door at the bottom of the concentrator was where a tram once connected to lower the (pre-) processed ore into the river valley, where the railroad was. It’s unclear whether this ever connected directly to Eureka’s Sunnyside mill, although it’s possible.
I believe this is the push car, meaning it would push the charge in the oven out the opposite side into the train car.
The offices for the Five Roses elevator have long been boarded. To the left you can see the Manitoba Pool Elevator slogan, “Service at Cost”, meaning they would not make profit off farmers and dues.
Safety signs decorated every floor, machine and, yes, door. This message spoke to me for reasons my coworkers will understand; suffice to say, I need to take this message to heart.
In the steam plant, steam pipes bundled in canvas and asbestos criss-cross the walls.
Rims where bulbs were, light were motors were, stairs were people were.