Artifacts from the days this was a furniture factory and warehouse.
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 closeup of the finely-carved seats in the house, presumably original to the Sattler. There are not too many of these in this kind of condition. If you have a better name for this figure than Cordelia, leave a comment.
There big filters helped the mill sort through the flour, for additional milling, for example.
In some places in the mine shops, you can still make out narrow gauge track in the floors.
We mark our world in unexpected ways… this is how patient possessions would be stored during their stay in the old asylum wards. It’s about the size of a shoebox, and this particular drawer has a name where the others do not. Its place reminded me of the hospital cemetery where more than 3,000 are buried and less than 1% of whom are recorded by stone or plaque in their resting place.
The stock house tanks were long scrapped for their steel, but what remains gives a sense of what it looked like.
Watching the demolition of one stockhouse from another. The two cranes were removing steel storage tanks.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.