Two steel hoppers supported by counterweights and springs, which were used to weigh incoming grain loads before being deposited in the silos beneath this floor. Garner is another way to say “big measuring tank”, if you were wondering. I fell in love with all the tubes and chutes on this floor.
Shuttered windows on the side of one of the collapsing bonded warehouses.
A fireproof room in the basement, perhaps for ammunition storage at one time.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
A sign of where man met machine.
Since this picture was taken, the roof has totally collapsed in this area.
Taken from atop a grain train at the end of Cargill B-2, looking toward Lake Superior “I”, now part of the sample complex. This area used to have another slip, but Cargill filled it on when it built the elevator on the right.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
Inside this small iron clad mine is a couch and some clothes. It seems that for a short while, someone was living inside of it…