In front of a rust-welded Illinois rotary stoker is where the boiler-men made their mark. The last year I can make out is 1985.
My friends know that redheads are my greatest weakness.
The mill itself is one giant room sectioned into levels–more catwalks than concrete. Here you can see the evaporators and have a sense for the miles and miles of pipes that zigzag through the plant.
Without a conveyor belt, this tripper seems lost. The job of this machine was simply to take grains from the moving conveyor belt and eject it into the silos via the chutes on the sides. Note all the dust collection venting added to the machine to suck up any explosive grain dust.
Old hospital beds.
This rod mill (?) was made in Denver Colorado at a factory now buried by condos. #justdenverthings
The skyway in the bottom of the picture is now gone.
I wonder how polluted that water is.
SWP4-A on the left and Viterra C on the right in a 90-degree panorama.