Looking up at the LEMP malting plant elevator. Look at that BRICKWORK!
I’m very happy to have caught Marquette before it was completely destroyed. If you’re wondering, it costs about $1,000,000 to demolish and elevator like this, and not that much work for the demo crews.
Looking out of the top of the grain tower at Duluth.
A great lakes freighter slowly passes SK Wheat Pool 4 with ‘The Sleeping Giant’ in the background. Arista 100.
Looking at the ghost sign from a rust-locked cement conveyor that linked the silos with a packing warehouse.
The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.
One of the smallest of the many elevators in Thunder Bay, this little elevator held corn for the glucose and starch lines.
Looking toward Sleeping Giant from the workhouse.
A number of skyways carried the production line across roads and railroad tracks in and around the plant. An identical skyway to this one was cut off sometime in the past decade (judging by the rust), probably for its steel.