On the left is the 1907 elevator section and its 1926 expansion is on the right. Interesting how the century-old silos seem to be faring better. Windows provided light to the underground conveyor tunnels, which were used to bring grain out of the silos by gravity.
The top of the grain handler of Ogilvie’s. The flagpole serves as a lightning rod. In fact, I would not be surprised if that was its primary purpose.
A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.
The end of the heating line allowed glass to cool slowly, and thus be stronger.
Where the approach meets the dock.
All that’s left of the lost annex near Saskatchewan Wheat Pool #4 and #5. Arista 100.
A vent sitting at the base of one of the crumbling smokestacks.
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
Some local kids were having a fire extinguisher fight when I walked into the lab one day.