Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.
This load of lime seems to have been left right where it was loaded.
A wide view of the steam pump room, complete with pistons (taken apart for their brass), flywheels (covered in graffiti and rust) and pressure gauges (smashed apart for fun). I guess what I’m trying to say is, I was not disappointed.
The roof of the elevator was partly lit naturally with six big skylights. The less electricity pumped into a grain elevator, the less chance of a grain dust explosion.
The main rail artery for Thunder Bay passes Ogilvie’s.
The alley-mounted fire escape is long gone, but lamps over the bricked-up windows and a dark outline show how it zig zagged.
One boat comes into port while three wait. The birds, fat from spilled grain, circle overhead. Arista 100.
All that’s left of the lost annex near Saskatchewan Wheat Pool #4 and #5. Arista 100.