Silos Like a Sunset “Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.” Similar Images ...based on the tags: bucket-elevators, clouds, flagpoles, rusty, silos, snow, trees... A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red. Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860. Short-stack remains of mounts for rod and ball mills, if I was to bet. The concentrator separated junk rock (tails) from the copper and silver ore, to such a point it could be smelted. Under the monster and its teeth. From Main Street, looking straight up at the A Mill, only the silence makes one think that nobody’s still inside, grinding grain into Pillsbury’s Best. This gives you a sense for what it looks like to stand on the roof of the main production building at sunset. Stained windows and sheet metal catch the sunset from across the Ohio River. Transfer Elevator, Built 1916 When the building switched souls from booze to bread, these contraptions were mounted across the brewhouse floors… they’re not for hops, either.