The cladding on the 1926 elevator is beginning to submit to the high velocity prairie winds.
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Some of the plants growing out of the walls of the power plant.
The bits with handles are the filters with screens of different sizes. Larger grain particles would be stopped at the top for further reduction via the mills, while the powder at the bottom would be run through another bolter–one of the refinement stages in flour production.
Vines are finding their way into the roundhouse.
The end of the new elevator. Line of bird droppings follow the fire sprinkler pipes and wires in the room.
A primitive intercom system connected the various wards to their respective nurse’s stations. They looked hand-made and likely originated, in part, in the FFSH carpentry shop. They were often placed high, like this one, to be out of patient reach.
Just across the North Dakota border, a rusty Milwaukee Road boxcar sits where it was shoved off the mainline. The grain elevator in the background marks the tracks, which is still used by BNSF.
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.