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. Similar Images ...based on the tags: chutes, ghost-signs, power, signs, silos, trains... “The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.” Purina Demolition Old boathouses near the dock. The great stenciled number on this chute caught my eye. A control panel that was mothballed, anticipating a time when the plant may be reactivated. A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished. One of the smallest of the many elevators in Thunder Bay, this little elevator held corn for the glucose and starch lines. Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today. Kurth bears a ghost sign. Recently, its main sign was destroyed by graffiti artists in 2015.