Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery.
“Richard Glumac ’44”. Brick Graffiti Series.
Detail view of one of the fermenting tanks, still set-up for the distillery tours that no doubt took place when there last were such things. Nevertheless, the capacity of this tank multiplied across these all over the distillery floor really shows the power this company once had.
Fantastic brick graffiti piece by a Duluthian in 1933! Is the stick drawing of a horse? Feel free to weigh in.
Looking out at the town water tower (which I love) from the sugar mill (which I also love).
“See anything?” “No, just more of it.” “How much to go?” “Oh god–we’ve only seen about 10%.” “Guess we should keep moving then…”
The roof compromised, rain water rolls down the main stairway.
Rims where bulbs were, light were motors were, stairs were people were.
Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today.