“Five Roses” was the brand of flour that Lake of the Woods marketed. Later, this became another Manitoba Pool elevator. Notice the “POO” up top? It’s missing the ‘L’…
The entrance to the area where staff could sleep.
Giant ingredient hoppers stand on a concrete floor covered in peeled paint.
Glowing observation windows–and someone forgot to lock a patient’s door…
The skyway in the bottom of the picture is now gone.
This building seemed like a pump house or compressor house. It was full of empty concrete mounts.
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.
During the Cold War, the Air Force used the radar station to train bombardiers in radar-guided ordinance.