Chutes on Dock 2 Water turned the taconite powder into a rusty, slippery paste… everywhere the water pooled up, doubling the beauty from certain special angles. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: chutes, lights, long-exposures, reflections, towers, vignettes... Looking at the top of the Washburn Crosby elevator from a mirrored window in the Guthrie Theater. The new concrete workhouse, as seen through chickenwire. Cobbled walkways followed the assembly lines. On first impression it might look like a funky mailbox, but trust me on this one; it’s a flour bolter chute. In flour milling, “bolting” means sifting the flour through successively smaller screens. Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front). A porcelain basin in the locker room is detached, but shows excellent patina. I hope when the machine shop is repurposed that this can be saved. Enger Tower is an 75 foot stone structure built in 1939. It overlooks the elevators of Rice’s Point that are, for the most part, far older than it. The quenching water was reused over and over. At the top of a skyway that brought fresh-dried cotton into the Nitrating House from the Cotton Dry House. How? Monorail, of course.