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Grain Elevator Operator on Wooden Man Lift

Image Number: WH-1680014
Title: Grain Elevator Operator on Wooden Man Lift
Date: [ca. 2014]
Photographer / Illustrator: Wilson Hui Calgary, Alberta
Remarks: Man lifts were used inside wooden grain elevators to reach the top of the structure where the distributor is located. Operators would routinely check throughout the grain elevator for cleaning and maintenance. A man lift operated by a system of ropes, pulleys and counter weights.
Subject(s): Alberta, Grain Elevator