These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level.
Ringling, MT is spread thin across the grassy land.
After a religious conversion from actors to projectors, a rebranding was in order.
Fall in line, act skinny, watch out for low hanging pipes. Don’t ask me where in the maze this was… 90% of the plant looked like this; vast rooms and catwalks with crisscrossing pipes and valves.
At noon, the lower skylights around the shops glow yellow-green, thanks to the flora blooming on the roof above.
Looking toward Fort William (Western) Elevator from the top of Superior Elevator. Fort William is bordered on the south and east by this wide, winding railyard. Note the pretty and quaint brick offices of the Western.
Looking out at the town water tower (which I love) from the sugar mill (which I also love).
Two steel hoppers supported by counterweights and springs, which were used to weigh incoming grain loads before being deposited in the silos beneath this floor. Garner is another way to say “big measuring tank”, if you were wondering. I fell in love with all the tubes and chutes on this floor.
Instructional film strips on the floor of a second floor closer.