To conclude my series on bakeries, here is a little information on the structures, rolling stock, vehicles and operations.
Bakeries come in all shapes and sizes, but most of the older ones were pretty substantial brick or cinder block buildings from what I can gather. Here’s a collection of photos demonstrating the variety.
Rainbo Bakery, reportedly in Tuscan, AZ.
Older Rainbow Bakery in Tucson, AZ.
Rainbo Bakery in Roanoke, VA. Photo courtesy of Roanoke Public Library.
Back of a bakery, location unknown.
Here’s a more modern bakery.
Schwebels Bakery, Solon OH, 2005, photo courtesy of Dan Sapochetti
Here is a collection of photos of a former Rainbo bakery in Lexington, KY with some cool interior shots in case you were very ambitious and wanted to model a realistic interior.
Here is a few photos of silos and unloading equipment.
Shick bulk flour system, courtesy of Shick Solutions.