Thunder Bay Elevator, now stands without a headhouse. Around the silos, a few shacks still stand.
Beautiful doors separated the boiler room and the sugar mill. Can you imagine the gracefully curving steps in a power plant today?
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At the end of a conveyor belt and poised over a loading station, it’s easy to image the tinny sound of chicken feed sliding across the metal. Like sand on the old-fashioned stainless steel playground slides.
These steam powered pumps were integral to the cooling of the meat packing plant next door.
Raab strolling where the coal and ore would be dumped by trains that traveled along the top of the concrete pilings.
Energy conserving window plastic does no good when the doors are all open and the heat’s off.
Grimy windows and the other half of the complex trade interests and stares.
2005. Looking across the Mississippi from a park the night after the first snow.