The light next to this acid tank was perfect, thanks to a gaping hole in the roof.
This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.
A broken window looking through the First Aid Room and into the Control Room in charge of directing grain into ships. You can see one of the large conveyors on the right, clad in green. Chutes and staircases intertwine seemingly randomly through the big empty spaces.
This is a typical view of the factory; most of it was long hallways flanked by piles of equipment and access points to maintain them.
Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.
One of two projectors, still set to run old 3D flicks.
Looking into the Pool 8 Annex from the original Ogilvie’s elevator.
The powerhouse was notably older than the rest of the complex. I’m still not sure if it was build just for the cooperage, or whether it preceded it.
From Main Street, looking straight up at the A Mill, only the silence makes one think that nobody’s still inside, grinding grain into Pillsbury’s Best.