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... It’s never a good sign when the windows are boarded from the inside. Looking toward Sleeping Giant from the workhouse. The complex was so big that trains could make deliveries through the middle of it, passing below this striped skyway. Hunter and the Hoist House. Ground floor windows were built to be barred. A look at the Longmont Sugar Mill in May 2014. This is how the warehouse looks today. One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat. The two exhaust vents coming out from the boilers en route to the stacks. Plywood marks where where catwalks were removed to extract equipment.