Flagpole The top of the grain handler of Ogilvie’s. The flagpole serves as a lightning rod. In fact, I would not be surprised if that was its primary purpose. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, clouds, flagpoles, rooftops, vents... The rear of the complex shows the more than 100 year old workhouse–still working! I do not know if the tanks are original to the 1901 elevator, but I suspect so. Hip bump girl. Andy Miller A small bunker and blast wall between shell-loading buildings would have provided shelter during disasters, such as tornados, accidental explosions, and perhaps even enemy attacks. Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock. Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history. A vent sitting at the base of one of the crumbling smokestacks. Small rooms in the basement of the asylum were seemingly too tiny to be used, even for storage. One of the last times I saw the skyway standing. ADM’s Meal Elevator is in the distance.