Giant ingredient hoppers stand on a concrete floor covered in peeled paint.
Looking toward the power station at the edge of the explosives plant.
Part of the grain dust venting system, dislodged from its place above the dumping hatches under the grain cribs.
The left tunnel goes to the opposite side of the car elevator seen on the right. There was a time when Fords were shipped by barge on the Mississippi. This freight elevator brought them from the assembly floor to river level. A separate elevator was for moving men and silica up and down.
Note the large belt pulley in the center of the frame. Follow the axel it’s on and you’ll see several belts still attached to the drive, which was originally steam-driven.
The main buildings were mostly interconnected and in good condition. The dry air helps to preserve the wooden structures.
The perimeter fence still holds strong, 50 years after it was put up.
The roof of the King Elevator had two small vents and a terrific view of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. Arista 100 in 120.
The gothic landing between balcony and classroom level and the ground floor.