Chopped The side of the main elevator, severed by “Woodchucks”. Similar Images ...based on the tags: demolition, roofless, wooden... A more recent look into the milling floor… the past decade hasn’t been good for this mill. The hoist signal dangling beside the modern mine shaft would ring a bell next to the giant electric motors that would send the men and machinery into the underground. Here you can see the end of the scrapping phase in 2011. The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships. A sort of blender in a powder line building. The top vent had been removed, so leaves and light fall onto the teeth now. The taller of the two smokestacks on site. Note the crack around its crown. This rockhouse was added below the shaft to load Gilpin Tram cars. Arson seems to be a big problem on the former sanatorium property. Watching the demolition of one stockhouse from another. The two cranes were removing steel storage tanks.