12-8-1914 “12-8-1914” Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, brick-graffiti, carvings, worker-graffiti... The top floor of the Dominion Elevator. Acros 100 on 120. This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure. A hydraulic ‘bridge’ couple lower onto the tracks to bring mine cars into the shaft house, presumably for repair. I haven’t found this system anywhere else, but it makes a lot of sense. “Five Roses” was the brand of flour that Lake of the Woods marketed. Later, this became another Manitoba Pool elevator. Notice the “POO” up top? It’s missing the ‘L’… This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is. The middle missile launcher, as seen from the roof of its neighbor. The steam plant could be vertically traversed with this one-man belt driven elevator. Drawn in fresh concrete about 50 years before I took this picture, and only 2 years after this elevator blew up… Most of the gauges on the control panels were broken.