Dominion- Elevator Stops A closeup of the key to the Dominion (aka Government of Canada) Elevator manlift. That it needed such a guide does not inspire confidence. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: elevators, grates, grimy, notes-to-self... The left wall is stacked high with wooden crates holding spools. Tags hang on machines describing the last batch of silk the mill ever produced. A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets! The steam plant could be vertically traversed with this one-man belt driven elevator. The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line. A board to track which miners are underground. Low tech, but very effective. The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped. Two bin signs criss-cross in the North Annex. Looking up the Dominion Elevator’s tower. I especially like this picture because it shows how so much of the electrical conduits wound round through the mostly hollow space. Looking across the catwalk attache to the elevated control room, in charge of the train dumping part of the operation.