The back of the mill reads “Red River Milling Company”
Silverton’s elevator, pictured here, is still active.
The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators.
One thing I like about the oppressive globalist-wrought future is the idea of numerically subdividing spaces; my geek side sort of wants to live in a flat that can be sorted by as Dewey Decimal-like code.
A sign on the corner of a laboratory remembers.
I couldn’t help but include this ghost sign for a demolished motel…
Shadows of the trees from the materials yard.
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
Every elevator has sets of these conveyor switches. Grain comes down through the top chute and the bottom chute rotates to move the flow onto various belts around the plant by gravity. The cross belt is another switch and the bridge belt brings the flow to the other half of the elevator.