At the top of the workhouse, dust collection pipes weave through cross-crossing conveyors.
I like to imagine this as an old-timey radio microphone.
General Mills bought Consolidated Elevator’s “D” in 1943 and renamed it “A,” though no additional elevators have followed from that firm to date. Visible on the right is the first annex, built along with the elevator in 1909.
A panorama from a basement room protected by an amphibian platoon, hand-painted by some National Guardsman from the past. I hope it gets preserved somehow…
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.
It’s not a good sign when you can see the chimney through the roof.
The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.