This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s.
This is part of the oldest section of factory, one that hasn’t had a roof in a long time and all usable equipment has been extracted. The machines pictured would spin sliced beets in boiling water… it was a sealed system before someone cut holes on sides of each unit.
There isn’t an unbroken window in the entire historic complex as of 2013.
The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.
Panorama from where the skyway connected the cleaning house and elevator. ADM Meal Storage is to the right, ADM-4 is to the extreme right, and Kurth is on the left.
What appears to be a building once associated with King Elevator is now a defunct scuba company. To the right of the frame you can see how the concrete on the elevator is beginning to show its rebar.
Saskatchewan Wheat Pool #4 looks rough these days. You can tell how high the children of Thunder Bay can throw a rock.
Camera: Pentax 67.
Most of the control panels were faceless. No doubt, they were parted out to keep other sugar mills alive.