National Mine, Junk Pile I would wager that National Mine became the dumping ground for Chain O’ Mines as the company began to fail. Similar Images ...based on the tags: barred-windows, barrels, spare-parts... This train shed was later converted to load trucks with concrete from the silos. Gaskets still organized on nails beside the power plant. This used to be a maintenance room, but since its roof and walls were torn down, it’s not any kind of room. A steel powder keg serves as a door prop on the static-proof wood core floor. Note the ‘XXX’ marking to the left of the double door. Regauging is the process wherein barrels are opened and the whiskey is tested in various ways, especially in its alcohol content. The most derelict of the old bonded warehouses. Note the barrel elevator on the side of it! 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. For the Batman movie, fire was blown out of the windows of the factory to make it appear it was exploding. To add to the effect, on actual Brach’s building was imploded. Sleeping bags mark this former courtyard as a crash pad for the local homeless. This office, as seen from the power plant, administered the bonded warehouses. There used to be a few more of them, according to old maps and postcards.