An elevator is reflected in the flooded footprint of Spencer & Kellogg. These trains are in storage for the winter.
From the summer a bunch of Australians visited Minnesota.
The end of the peninsula where Consolidated D was built, aka General Mills A, used to hold a Northern Pacific freight depot. These are part of the ruins of it.
Colleen on the roof.
The Algosteel navigating Superior Entry.
General Mills bought Consolidated Elevator’s “D” in 1943 and renamed it “A,” though no additional elevators have followed from that firm to date. Visible on the right is the first annex, built along with the elevator in 1909.
The approach to the dock is rigidly geometric. I always thought its outline was beautiful against the lake that, by contrast, was always moving.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.
A super-long exposure of the side of the middle of Daisy Elevator, built in 1927. The oldest silos are closest to the mill and date to 1916. They were expanded toward Superior in 1927 and 1941. The total capacity is about 500,000 bushels.