An Old Crow warehouse, formerly federally controlled, near Old Taylor Distillery.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
Looking from the shaft room into the room where an electric hoist would be.
A sign of where man met machine.
In front of a rust-welded Illinois rotary stoker is where the boiler-men made their mark. The last year I can make out is 1985.
The roof of the King Elevator had two small vents and a terrific view of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. Arista 100 in 120.
Like many mill-style buildings of the time, the Twohy’s loading doors (in this case, the delivery wagon doors) opened to an elevator shaft. This design cut down on loading time, as long as the elevator was operational. Of course, if it was otherwise occupied, there could be no traffic through the exterior doors!
During the Cold War, the Air Force used the radar station to train bombardiers in radar-guided ordinance.