The clock, which was sold after Amtrak dumped the building, was returned to the Waiting Room in 2005.
It is unclear when the ‘Superior Warehouse Company’ sign was put up, but it was likely around 1916-1917, when maps indicate it served as a dry goods warehouse, operated by Twohy-Eimon Mercantile Company. The Sivertson sign was likely added in the mid-1980s. In this image I tried to preserve the colors the bricks turn at sunset.
In case one forgot… mounted behind the appropriate valves. Who hasn’t memorized the appropriate valve positions?
Inside the office was a small furnace and a collection of mechanical belts. You can see “SERVICE AT COST” and “POOL 168” in the background.
A typical room in Birtle.
A classic Eveready, borrowed from Herb’s office.
You can see why so few products had bright packaging. If the can here was brown, you’d never see it in a dark wood cabinet.
If you’re an Astra-Zenica representative and want to use this for some magazine ad, I’ll charge you a reasonable $10,000. Email me (ha)!
A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished.