Ben The conveyorway between the on-site grain elevator and mill. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: blur, dark, people, pipes, skyways, tcdrainer... Latin; to grow. Root of the English word ‘surge’. The tailings boom is the first and last thing you see when approaching the mountaintop shipwreck. On the upper floors where the sunlight is yellow–the color of flour dust, once exposed to the elements. In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture. Looking up to the second floor of the Nitrating House, where cotton would be soaked in nitric acid. These brought cotton into the building. One thing that struck me as a midwesterner in the South was the vines. They seem to be able to completely cover a building when left alone for a few decades. This section of the production floor was constantly dripping. Someone had laid down giant plastic sheeting to attempt to protect the lower floors, but it hasn’t worked. From atop a concrete slap that seals the old path of Mine Shaft #3, I loop up into the hoisting room. A typical stretch of the assembly line.