General Mills bought Consolidated Elevator’s “D” in 1943 and renamed it “A,” though no additional elevators have followed from that firm to date. Visible on the right is the first annex, built along with the elevator in 1909.
The Sivertson’s sign seems like from a different time. I’ve never seen it lit, but I bet it’s beautiful.
A decaying door of the Medical Director for the unit. Because this is from one of the outbuildings and not Administration, I doubt that this was the Medical Director of Norwich State Hospital’s office.
I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short.
Construction in 2014 reveals a lost stone sign.
Every timber pillar was numbered for maintenance purposes.
These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed.
Modern ruins of the Gilman-Belden tram…
A misnomer that stuck.
A firedoor dating to the original car barn is roped off, anticipating demolition.