Grainy Elevator – (C)SUBSTREET I wish I had the equipment then that I have now… I look back at these 10-year-old pictures and can’t ignore all the grain. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, elevators, grainy, signs... A squat building with a rail scale. Taken between rain showers in late summer, when I seemed to be the only one at White Pine. The back door into the old distillery building. Not castle-like at all, sadly. Wind-battered catwalk lights between the shaft house and headframe/rockhouse building. Every timber pillar was numbered for maintenance purposes. The old crane swung on windier days over the Worthington Steam Pump. This is probably last used to disassemble the antique generators, which are all now gone. Part of a vintage neon sign. I hope it’s been preserved–it reminds me of the sign that hung over my grandfather’s tv sales and repair shop in small town Minnesota. An elevator is reflected in the flooded footprint of Spencer & Kellogg. These trains are in storage for the winter. The sidewalks are littered with rocks. The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out.