A reminder to the manlift riders to get off the belt before they hit their heads on the ceiling. This is the top level of the headhouse, where dust collectors would extract most of the grain bits from the air to reduce risk of explosion.
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.
This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats.
A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets!
A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints.
The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up.
A massive steel sheer’s equally massive drive cog. Imagine the force.
Gary Methodist was a filmset for Transformers 3 in 2010.
Inside a launch building you can see how the roof would split in the middle to allow the rocket to be raised into launch position.