Rebar Fall Guards A look straight down into the chutes were taconite pellets would dump into the dock hoppers. Rebar was a safety measure to keep workers from being buried alive, were they to slip into the holes. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, grates, heights, rebar, squares, steel, tracks... Dat stencil… At an abandoned train repair shop. I wonder if these windows were bricked after the 1950 explosion with the hopes that, if another silos blew, the people in this office would be better protected. The overgrown offices serve no one at this former Federal Elevator in Snowflake, MB. The bottom of the elevator in the new foundry. To engage the air brakes on locomotives without their power being on, air hoses would be attached during repairs. Compressed air also powered many of the tools used. Note the pit is filled in here. Water vapor was collected and condensed to be reused in other processes. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7 A huge vent looks like it built in a hurry. There was actually very little in the way of bits of machinery left over… I am guessing almost anything of value was scrapped in the 1990s.