Without a conveyor belt, this tripper seems lost. The job of this machine was simply to take grains from the moving conveyor belt and eject it into the silos via the chutes on the sides. Note all the dust collection venting added to the machine to suck up any explosive grain dust.
The end of the dock disappears in the fog.
A handmade sign tracks the progress through the current beet campaign. For this factory, it was about 30 years ago. Perhaps the idea was to pit shifts against each other.
It will be a good harvest.
One of the prettier Humphry Manlifts in Minneapolis, in my opinion.
Below Dock 2 is a set of fire pumps.
Worm in the path of raw ore where it would be dumped from rock cars into the silo below.
Wintertime is quiet, except for the planes overhead.
Looking across a skyway at the dust-collecting funnels, one of the few pieces of equipment that haven’t been completely decimated by time and the elements.