Where the workers would rest their feet and clean their plates.
This mean-looking thing had a purpose, probably, but that function has been lost to decades of expansion.
At the extreme eastern end of the plant is a bank of modern concrete silos. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
One of the generators, weeks before it was taken apart to be shipped to another power plant somewhere else.
Looking at ADM-1 from beside ADM-4, back when ADM-4 had a train shed and ADM-1 had a skyway. In the thick woods beneath the skyway was a long time homeless camp… most of its residents were very friendly.
When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road.
Exploring Dock 4 was a very different experience, since it was almost all metal.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
There are 700 of these storage bunkers. Their design was to funnel explosions upward, rather than toward other buildings, to minimize secondary explosions.