The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships.
It seems logical that, at one time, a rock crusher was installed at the base of the mine rails shown here at the top of the Concentrator. Rocks small enough to fit between the rails would automatically bypass the crusher and continue to the work floor via the hopper below.
Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown is in the distance, past the gas storage tank.
Go on and jump in, if you want, there’s even a ladder to climb out.
“Crunch, crunch, crunch,” said the ground. “I know,” I replied.
A closeup of a flour chute.
While the last of the Studebaker production buildings were being demolished, I visited again. Here’s a shot taken shortly after the demolition crew left for the day.
We mark our world in unexpected ways… this is how patient possessions would be stored during their stay in the old asylum wards. It’s about the size of a shoebox, and this particular drawer has a name where the others do not. Its place reminded me of the hospital cemetery where more than 3,000 are buried and less than 1% of whom are recorded by stone or plaque in their resting place.