One of Martinsdale’s defunct businesses perpendicular to the depot. Recall that Martinsdale is a T-town.
Looking at the ghost sign from a rust-locked cement conveyor that linked the silos with a packing warehouse.
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 Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.
A century-old ghost sign for Royal House Flour was preserved after a building is built above and through it! Looking from the north annex elevator toward the headhouse.
For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence.
It’s like a piece of paper that’s been written on and rewritten, until you can’t read what the original message was.
The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot.
As photographed from a cement piling for Slip #3 poured in 1935, disconnected from land by erosion. How do I know the date? A pair of steamship engineers carved their initials and ranks into the wet cement!