Looking across the catwalk attache to the elevated control room, in charge of the train dumping part of the operation.
A wrecked pressure gauge and employee time cards.
Elevator B, used by a local farmer, stands behind an old farm truck at the edge of town.
In the basement were all the valves to control the flow of municipal steam through the building. This hasty hand letting was beside one such valve, near a carved brick with a name and ‘1934’ under it.
Blue skies and rust-pocked siding contrast the high-altitude blue sky. By the time I had worked my way back to the tram, it was sunset.
Only two machines sit on the rails in the roundhouse, both oil cars. It’s not clear whether there’s anything inside either, but they have to have been placed here before 1970, when the turntable outside these numbered doors was removed.
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.
A closeup of one of the winding machines that found itself under a leaky section of roof.
Candy jar molds, in the far corner of the paint shop.