Cracked Lake Superior As wind and currents moved the ice around between the ore docks, the sounds of crunching echoed through the otherwise quiet bar. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: chutes, ice, lake-superior, shacks, snow, storms... Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan. Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered. Much of the mill is wooden–even the larger chutes. Pipes to channel nitrose (think nitro glycerine) infused acid through the building. 2005. Looking across the Mississippi from a park the night after the first snow. “Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian. The skyway’s steel substructure collapsed slightly, crushing part of the dust collectors. Thunder Bay Elevator, now stands without a headhouse. Around the silos, a few shacks still stand. The end of the peninsula where Consolidated D was built, aka General Mills A, used to hold a Northern Pacific freight depot. These are part of the ruins of it.