Standing on a caustic tank with my head out a roof hatch, I look at the sign of the last brand to be produced here.
The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.
The control room for Manitoba Pool Elevator #3 was the most modern of any I saw in Thunder Bay. Apparently, 25 men were working on the day this elevator shut down.
A siren near the main road. Is it an air raid siren?
Kurth bears a ghost sign. Recently, its main sign was destroyed by graffiti artists in 2015.
Before developers saw to cut and cut the flour mills inside Pillsbury, they stood at the ready beside various purposeful chutes the traversed the floors of between sorters. These machines were belt-driven by the power of Pillsbury’s Mississippi headraces and turbines, the force of which notoriously shook the building’s foundations themselves. The wheels would change the grade of the flour, or the size of the dust produced from crushing the kernels.
Candy jar molds, in the far corner of the paint shop.
The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.
Isabella A (left) and B (right) were built in 1910 and 1913, respectively.