Every elevator has sets of these conveyor switches. Grain comes down through the top chute and the bottom chute rotates to move the flow onto various belts around the plant by gravity. The cross belt is another switch and the bridge belt brings the flow to the other half of the elevator.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
This building was responsible for storing and drying the barrels. Compare right.
When the ship loaders were added, a doorway was cut through the metal silo to make a room for the grain handling equipment. Note the dust sensor in the corner of the torch-cut archway.
My favorite picture from the mills. These charts remind me of star charts or orbiting planets.
A panorama next to a long abandoned adit. The tram has seen better days.
Looking through the an access panel at the hoist room for Shaft No. 3. The cable had long ago been scrapped, along with the motors to drive the pulleys. I still admire the workmanship on the spool’s arching metal shell.
The rear of engine bay 13… according to the heavily faded sign.