When I first saw Ogilvie’s from the ground, I promised myself to look back when i found my way into this little pitched outcropping which seemed to have the best view of Thunder Bay I could imagine. It turns out, though, that there is no floor in that section; it is just extended machine access! Oh well. Mount McKay in the background in the last light.
The great stenciled number on this chute caught my eye.
The corner of the original buildings still carry the Lemp logo!
I wonder how polluted that water is.
The top of the annex was bare except for these holes into the silos below.
“Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’.