One chute drops grain on a conveyor for storage in the north silo cluster, while another is ready to deposit the flow where the conveyor cannot reach. Instead of engineering the belt to trip in reverse, the silos under the workhouses have their own chutes.
Below Grand Army Mine is Gold Collar. A ‘collar’ is the braced section around the portal of a mine shaft.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.
Footprints of houses past; tailings of mines past.
When I looked out of the old mill, I couldn’t help but wonder what the hell was holding it all up.
Wide stairs between the ground, the mine shaft, and the dry house.
An antique clothes dryer and sample inline 4 engine, the latter used as a training piece after WWII to retrain veterans.