Dr. Muchow’s offices stand near his ‘new’ mill, but they show evidence of vandalism.
In the office at the end of the dock are two brooms. One is from the last ore train. One is from the last boat.
This peak is a little over 7,000 feet high and is a popular hiking spot. As a bulky Minnesotan who is better built for an arctic expedition, I stuck to the mesa.
In the bottom of a creek, an antique children’s wheelchair is buried in grass, where someone threw it. Wooden leg braces suggest this dates to the 1950s.
Looking out of the American diesel crane at the gantry crane that ran the length of the dock.
One of the principal businesses in McConnell was a farm implement and lumber store. This is too new to have been bought there, but I like that it’s still on the edge of town. It’s more comfortable than the emptiness beyond, that used to be a little prairie town.
The basement held a makeshift chapel.
Looking out of the boarded windows in the Great Western Sugar office.