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.
Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades.
The fences helped discourage patients from throwing themselves down the stairs.
Two steel hoppers supported by counterweights and springs, which were used to weigh incoming grain loads before being deposited in the silos beneath this floor. Garner is another way to say “big measuring tank”, if you were wondering. I fell in love with all the tubes and chutes on this floor.
A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers.
Unintentional art comes in the form of a beet juice slurry baffle.
Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors!
The quality assurance labs were no doubt a busy place.
The people that stayed here carved bowls from the mesa itself to collect water.