Barrels were prepared across the street, then moved across the road with a special conveyor, seen crashed here. This is down the road from Old Taylor, and was probably a part of the Old Crow operation.
A lime auger and massive feet of the lime hopper.
I am not sure, but I think this section was a storehouse; it has two ramps that connect the rail yard outside and the blacksmith shop. On all of the historic doors that face that part of the yard, signs caution workers to look out for cars…
This is what it might have looked like if a new Ford descended in the elevator with its headlights on. As seen from the Mississippi side–the opposite portal faces the sand mine.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.
Mushroom pillars hold up the dreams of so many, the profits of so few.
The office for the maintenance shop was sound-insulated and ventilated.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.