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... A tower above Minneapolis that few people see. The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this. Model: Ryan. On the second floor between wooden joists and massive, inert lighting is simply nothing but warped wood, stained with crane grease. 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. A diesel crane and conveyor belt tripper are the major pieces of equipment that dominate the dock. A classic Eveready, borrowed from Herb’s office. Looking toward Old Taylor Distillery from the roof of Old Crow. Peering at Stelco’s abandoned steel rod rolling mill, not demolished. The rectangular on the right in between is the boiler house that heated Stelco. From atop a concrete slap that seals the old path of Mine Shaft #3, I loop up into the hoisting room.