Wilson Bros. Truck Behind the factory was an old truck, blocked in by overgrown trees on one side and the buildings on the other. Similar Images ...based on the tags: left-behind, overgrown, rusty, trucks, vintage-vehicles... Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860. A handmade sign tracks the progress through the current beet campaign. For this factory, it was about 30 years ago. Perhaps the idea was to pit shifts against each other. This mean-looking thing had a purpose, probably, but that function has been lost to decades of expansion. A clicky-flippy clock is having some kind of malfunction. Spare firebox bricks palleted on the second floor, is if it was going to be repaired. Looking out the finishing end of the sintering plant at a network of torched-off catwalks through a maze of rust and asbestos. Paradise. Records of ore samples, mostly ruined by the water flowing into the space. One of many photos pasted to the walls of the ADM-4 workhouse. This shows a minor derailment near Spencer Kellogg & Sons’ linseed oil factory. A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red.