Chicago Skyline Looking at The Windy City from the top of the coal tower. The pond you see is the former ACME Coke coal yard. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: cityscapes, clouds, hazy, railyards, smokestacks, sunsets, trains, water... Soft rain on Vulcan’s ashy pyre… Both of these peaks are dead volcanos, too hard to be totally washed away by storms. As a result, they seem to rise dramatically from the flat valley. The Harrison flour mill, completed in 1897 and expanded in 1901 and 1902. The tunnel that I am standing on probably transported grain from the elevator to the mill. Medium Format. This is how the warehouse looks today. The lights of the active docks keep the retired #6 up all night. This old Jetta did more offroading than your average lifted tinted loud-exhaust pickup. The Calumet Elevator offices used to be flanked on both sides by rails. Now, only one side has engines running on it. The sun sets in front of a huge concrete building—about four times the size of the power plant. Probably a corn storage bin from an ethanol operation that ran here in the 1980s. Just a couple guys enjoying an industrial ruin. The elevator tower seems to have been built with expansion of the dock in mind.