This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
These tubes would bring cement to the top of the plant for storage in the silos.
The Atlas D command building. As Brutalist as it gets.
Designed by Taylor himself, the spring house was the site of many parties in its day. You can imagine sipping fresh-tapped whiskey here with your Sunday clothes with soft music and the sounds of the river mixing in the background. Note the key-hole-shaped spring hole.
Chicago looks in as we look out, for holes and trolls where anything goes.
Depending on the position of the valve, flour could be routed from the filtering process back into a mill.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets!
Gloves hang in the basement of the former quality assurance labs.