The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
From the roof of the Clemens House, looking toward downtown St. Louis.
Every timber pillar was numbered for maintenance purposes.
Instead of a pit in the floor, now there is an oversized chessboard here.
Before the clouds broke, I snapped this profile of the dumping control room and its spiral staircase. These are the colors that I dream in.
A reminder to the manlift riders to get off the belt before they hit their heads on the ceiling. This is the top level of the headhouse, where dust collectors would extract most of the grain bits from the air to reduce risk of explosion.
The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod.
Looking at ADM-Delmar #4, #1 and Kurth from the Meal Storage Elevator at sunset on one of the warmer days of December. Note the graffiti “United Crushers” that gave the big elevator its common name among locals. Also, Harris Machinery is sitting in the lower-left corner, awaiting word of its next use.