Tillston, MB- Pool Elevator The offices for the Five Roses elevator have long been boarded. To the left you can see the Manitoba Pool Elevator slogan, “Service at Cost”, meaning they would not make profit off farmers and dues. Similar Images ...based on the tags: boarded-windows, clouds, doors, elevator-row, ghost-signs, signs, wooden... A misnomer that stuck. The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch. At first glance, I thought the center building was a hoist house because of the shape of the window. Now I think this was built as a warehouse and later used as a laboratory. A little cloud passes over the Five-Stack powerplant ruins, like a puff of smoke. This was not always the top of the elevator. The roof could be vented when locomotives were running inside. Before each warhead was crated, it was inspected. An automatically closing door, in case of fire or flood in the engine compartment. From the 1909 addition, it’s obvious how much water it takes to carry a single wall to, into and through the cracks between the floor tiles: exactly one roof’s worth.