Campaign Tracker A handmade sign tracks the progress through the current beet campaign. For this factory, it was about 30 years ago. Perhaps the idea was to pit shifts against each other. Similar Images ...based on the tags: numbers, rusty, signs, stencils... One of thousands in the complex. Part of a series of photographs where I capture the number “13” in industrial settings. A sign of where man met machine. I believe these hooks were meant for hanging filters to dry. One of the machines left over in the underground magnetic separation plant. This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop. “What’s that diamond thingy on the Pilot House?” you ask? It’s a 1920s-era radio transmission direction finder, a pre-radar navigation aid. Lit with diffused flash. 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. In case power was lost, this manual signal could direct trains on and off the taconite trestle. Turning the pole would change the color of the light on top and the shape of the metal flags. A switch for the yard engines, now on the edge of the property where nobody will find it.