Furnace #6; its catwalk and tapway. Note the lever-operated gutter-blockers.
On the left is the 1907 elevator section and its 1926 expansion is on the right. Interesting how the century-old silos seem to be faring better. Windows provided light to the underground conveyor tunnels, which were used to bring grain out of the silos by gravity.
In the mid-2000s, Peavey sealed the spaces between their Electric Steel Elevator bins. What they unwittingly created was a graffiti time capsule. “Impeach Bush”.
A chalkboard that hasn’t been changed in my lifetime. Not something I expected to find in this engine room closet.
These tubes would bring cement to the top of the plant for storage in the silos.
A sign facing the city on an exterior wall–a sort of motivational poster.