Dust Funnels Dust explosions were a real risk for grain mills. These funnels helped to filter the air in the mill. Similar Images ...based on the tags: catwalks, chutes, funnels, ladders, pipes, windows... The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings. Sunrise in SEMI. The shadow of Kurth Malt is cast across ADM-Delmar #1. Clouds behind ADM-Delmar #4 light up. It’s cold and the air smells like train grease. A control panel that was mothballed, anticipating a time when the plant may be reactivated. …a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond. My friends know that redheads are my greatest weakness. A side view of the oven pusher from the ground. The tallest coal bunker looks tiny in the distance, though on the scale of the factory it’s practically on top of me as I’m taking the picture. A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers. Looking up the Dominion Elevator’s tower. I especially like this picture because it shows how so much of the electrical conduits wound round through the mostly hollow space. The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.