The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light.
Much of the signage in the mill was hand-drawn.
When I looked out of the old mill, I couldn’t help but wonder what the hell was holding it all up.
These steam powered pumps were integral to the cooling of the meat packing plant next door.
A cloud moves across the attic in front of the window. How? A photographer’s secret.
The turbine hall, without turbines. I guess that makes this a hall… at least it has a clock.
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.
Looking from the mill at the old transfer elevator’s steel tanks.