Thunder Bay Elevator- Out of Service Beside the half-demolished Thunder Bay Elevator shops and offices (brick building) are some rusting fishing boats. A little bit of SWP #7 is seen in the upper right. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: grass, ladders, red, rusty, ships, silos, sunsets... These concrete blocks were formed to be solid mounts for machinery. All the metal was scrapped in the late 1990s, leaving these modern ruins. Seagulls love them. One night, I camped behind the sugar mill. You can tell be the clouds that a cold front was moving out—it was a hot day. A printing press in the attic of the Reception Hospital. Dead cars were parked permanently near the model farm. Perhaps it had an automotive program. After all, before they were ‘Indian Residential Schools’ they were ‘Indian Industrial Schools’. This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people. These ceramic bricks were likely from the fireproof tunnel that connected the elevators. I’ll remember the neon glow fondly. Outbuildings for Tilston’s Five Roses elevator. The Daisy Rolling Mill has been heavily altered since it was built in the 1890s.