In the far back of the cellars there are some old bottles. This arch shows an old entrance to the cellars, now collapsed.
One thing I like to do at Gopher is imagine the shape of the planned buildings based on the partial structures.
No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.
The mill was powered, in part, by water flowing through turbines under it. After the flow worked the industrial heart of the flour mill, it was exit to the Mississippi here.
It was as noisy then as it is colorful now…
Beds line a basement room that is part way between the concepts of inside and outside. Boards and bricks were falling while I was photographing it—stay out.
The Comm Room’s portals once supported many more conduits.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.