Kate for scale. Powder that passed the floatation level was flowed over sluice tables, another mass-based way of separating gold. I’ve never seen so many of these in one place. Though it was a hardrock mine, it worked more like a placer mine.
A polaroid (FP100c, actually) of the newer grain car dumper.
It’s a straight view from the projection booth to the stage, but hell of a walk. At a fast pace, I think it would take 10 minutes to walk from this spot to the chair. Behind the curtains is a big white screen, so the theatre could be used for either stagework or moving pictures. The two projectors are set up for 3D movies right now–hence the little switch below the window–a Polaroid 3D synchronizer. Cool, huh?
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.
While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left.
The powerhouse was notably older than the rest of the complex. I’m still not sure if it was build just for the cooperage, or whether it preceded it.
Part of the grain drier system in ADM #1 crawls up the side of the building like a steel vine.
Looking down a manlift on the ore dock side of the elevator. It’s a belt-less belt-o-vator!
A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.