Ore Chute Ruins inside the Gold Prince Mill-(C)SUSBTREET.org Some of the workings inside the ruins of the Gold Prince Mill are still obvious, such as this steel ore chute over that used to feed a floatation tank. Similar Images ...based on the tags: concrete, rocks, ruins... The texture of the cracking poured concrete ore pocket is somewhere between stone and driftwood. The mill was powered, in part, by water flowing through turbines under it. After the flow worked the industrial heart of the flour mill, it was exit to the Mississippi here. The stairs that connect the breakwater and light station (Leica M6/Kodak Ektar). This building is now being used to grow fish. You can tell from the marks on the wall that there used to be pipes running the length of this square hallway, which connected a loading dock with explosive mixers. The last tailings on a broken conveyor belt. After climbing the elevator shaft to the illusive second level, a new pallet of colors were revealed. One of the clusters of elevators. Doors would open on both sides so that vehicles could be moved through them if necessary. There is only one set of stairs in the whole building. A century-old ghost sign for Royal House Flour was preserved after a building is built above and through it! Looking from the north annex elevator toward the headhouse.