On the National Mine property are two shafts, both serving the same workings. This one seems to have gotten some upgrades in the 1960s, judging from the condition of the metal.
Looking out of the labs at the company garages.
Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house.
Thunder Bay Elevator, now stands without a headhouse. Around the silos, a few shacks still stand.
The “Bentleyville” Christmas tree, part of a winter light show, in storage.
A US Army Corps of Engineers tug, tied at the end of the pier before the American Victory was parked here.
ADM-Delmar #1- Maintainance Department. The stainless steel bits are part of the grain dryer added in the 1940s. The workhouse itself (the larger tower) was a dedicated Cleaning House, meaning that grain passed through both these buildings to be rid of dust, dirt and extra moisture before storage. In the foreground is the old ADM locker room and pipe department.
The tailings boom is the first and last thing you see when approaching the mountaintop shipwreck.
Ducking the steam lines overhead between the mixers and compressors, a water tower says “good morning,” right past the slack power lines. This is the sleepy uptown of the war city.