The sexiest feature of Kurth is this steel arch over the silos on its south side. The manholes in the floor open to the silos directly, and flimsy grates might catch a hurried worker. Grates were removable so that workers could descend into the concrete tubes, so a few are missing today.
SWP4-A on the left and Viterra C on the right in a 90-degree panorama.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
This building was an office and lounge for engineers. It is also demolished.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
“Five Roses” was the brand of flour that Lake of the Woods marketed. Later, this became another Manitoba Pool elevator. Notice the “POO” up top? It’s missing the ‘L’…
The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional.
The only door into a large windowless concrete room, probably a storage bin. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors!