Consolidated D/General Mills A 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. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: chutes, ghost-signs, power, signs, silos, trains... A heavy steel rail door to help funnel explosions upward, rather than outward. Shelves in in the coloring department, where hundreds of different mixer lids are splashed with hardened glass dyes. Color thanks to a yellow-tinted skylight. In this ghost town where there were brick, wooden, and dirt-brick buildings, the latter fared the best by far. A ‘Hot Metal Car’ that would transport molten steel across the ‘Hot Metal Bridge’ from the furnaces to the mills. Like a railgun pointed at the Rockies… the boom would direct tailings–junk rock–outside of the dredge pond. On top of the light hoop, 160-feet up, a ship comes into port, ready to load-up. If you look really close, you can see my shadow cast on the dock below, courtesy of the full moon. Devan setting up his 4×5 camera. Daisy Mill could accept shipments from water, rail, and truck at one time. Now everything comes and goes by rail. A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!