Harsh rail yard lighting throws shadows of broken windows against the line of boilers.
Looking at The Windy City from the top of the coal tower. The pond you see is the former ACME Coke coal yard.
These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level.
A spring moon stands over the very active former Grand Trunk Elevator, now ‘Superior’. It seems to have gotten more than a few facelifts over the years.
The modern shaft stands above the north side of Gilman.
Grain is taken from the bottom of the silos through a conveyor in a tunnel. These blowers keep the air in the tunnel fresh.
A corner of the addition is lined with glass cabinets, formerly filled with beds.
Only two machines sit on the rails in the roundhouse, both oil cars. It’s not clear whether there’s anything inside either, but they have to have been placed here before 1970, when the turntable outside these numbered doors was removed.
The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.