The beet juice was boiled down to make a syrup, which would be drained down the trough to the crystalizers.
The former express concourse, as seen in 2005.
Taken as I drove out of Silverton, CO. One of my favorite landscapes of 2015. Want a print? Email me!
The oldest part of this mill had a wooden roof that rotted away long ago. Slowly, rust is dulling the edge on every cog left behind.
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.
A huge steel tank, one of several left over, left over from either the Ashland Oil or Allied Chemical periods.
A panorama next to a long abandoned adit. The tram has seen better days.
In the middle of Electric Steel, dust collector vents cross-cross out of sight.