These corner pilings served as bumpers… a little assurance against wind, ice, and new captains.
A volcano (?) under a window.
Barrels were prepared across the street, then moved across the road with a special conveyor, seen crashed here. This is down the road from Old Taylor, and was probably a part of the Old Crow operation.
The orange bars were secured to the tunnel walls to support electric lines for the mine carts. Lower parts of the sand mines were allowed to flood. The water was perfectly still, and made for a mud so thick it could suck off your boots.
General Mills bought Consolidated Elevator’s “D” in 1943 and renamed it “A,” though no additional elevators have followed from that firm to date. Visible on the right is the first annex, built along with the elevator in 1909.
The second floor of one of the houses is done in bright blue. This building has since been severely vandalized.
From my archives–the NorShor as an innocent gentleman’s club, called ‘the NorShor Experience’.
The coal extractor swings back and forth, ripping coal from the ground and throwing it on a conveyor belt to be burned a few miles away.
Looking at the boarded exterior of the newer area of the orphanage from its 1914 section.