Quenching Tower Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front). Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, ladders, shadows, smokestacks, sunsets, towers, water-towers... Just across the North Dakota border, a rusty Milwaukee Road boxcar sits where it was shoved off the mainline. The grain elevator in the background marks the tracks, which is still used by BNSF. There is a flipped tram car about a third of the way down the cliff. An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House. The sun shining through one of the buildings; everything was overgrown. Heavy industrial looks good in cotton candy pink. With its fresh paint, Lake Superior Elevator “I” almost looks contemporary, but it far outdates its neighbors, It replaced a wooden elevator by the same name in 1919. A yellow house above the mineshaft. The old No Trespassing sign, with the Peavey logo still on it. Boards on the window are like rings on a tree, if you know how to read abandonments.