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. One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place. The huge snowfalls of 2011 brought new collapses across the buildings. Ektar 100/Mamiya 6. Looking out the window a the foundations of the demolished company homes. The new concrete workhouse, as seen through chickenwire. In the corner of the former school grounds… These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level. The exterior of the factory is unassuming One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly.