Tucked-into the side of the concentration mill… these machines were meant to crush underground rock into a fine dust for mineral extraction.
Much of the signage in the mill was hand-drawn.
The Big Dipper brought its friends into view, and the best seat is 80-feet up.
I am not sure what this machine does, but I have a hunch that it husks and cleans the sugar beets as they come into the plant. It is certainly the biggest single piece of equipment in any of the mills.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor.
SWP4-A on the left and Viterra C on the right in a 90-degree panorama.
Looking into the Pool 8 Annex from the original Ogilvie’s elevator.
Away from the rest of the plant–as if forgotten, or hiding–is this little stamp press. Yes, this is little by press standards.