A steel powder keg serves as a door prop on the static-proof wood core floor. Note the ‘XXX’ marking to the left of the double door.
An article from Minnpost describes this design as “marital”, and I could not agree more.
Looking from the crane-motor catwalk into the Calumet. The arm shown here with the pulleys looped through it would have been lowered and the bucket conveyor in it would throw grain to waiting ships and boats bound for flour mills and foreign lands.
I am sure even the workers had trouble remembering which pillar hid the phone. Note the “ON” written on the electrical socket, too.
Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.
The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod.
A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused.