The offices for the Five Roses elevator have long been boarded. To the left you can see the Manitoba Pool Elevator slogan, “Service at Cost”, meaning they would not make profit off farmers and dues.
Just a couple guys enjoying an industrial ruin.
A street side exposure of the original 1914 section of the orphanage. Turned into black and white to deemphasize all the graffiti across the front steps.
Before developers saw to cut and cut the flour mills inside Pillsbury, they stood at the ready beside various purposeful chutes the traversed the floors of between sorters. These machines were belt-driven by the power of Pillsbury’s Mississippi headraces and turbines, the force of which notoriously shook the building’s foundations themselves. The wheels would change the grade of the flour, or the size of the dust produced from crushing the kernels.
Spare parts ready for this building’s reactivation.
We people are so small.
One of my favorite shots from that year, conveyor line parts stacked and hung with Postal Service bins from decades ago.
I love the texture of the rust through the decaying yellow paint.
One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place.