A passing cloud almost looks like a puff of smoke from the trimmed smokestack of Consolidated D. In the lower corner you can see a little Stonehenge that someone with a sense of humor and heavy equipment built.
The large domed rooms were surreal.
An old name for an older elevator, as seen from an abandoned rail spur.
The Western Elevator’s old moniker looks over Fort William (the neighborhood). Snow falls over Mount McKay in the background. This elevator is still active… the only active elevator in Fort William proper.
The back of the mill reads “Red River Milling Company”
‘Consumers Brewery’ set in the brewhouse staircase.
Elevator B, used by a local farmer, stands behind an old farm truck at the edge of town.
For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence.
I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.