Hiking into the ghost town with enough gear to live there for a few days, if we wanted.
Chicago looks in as we look out, for holes and trolls where anything goes.
The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out.
Some of the earlier buildings were dressed up with brick facades.
The conveyorway between the on-site grain elevator and mill.
As my friend Jonathan would say, “on a human scale.”
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
This dock goes between loading bays (see glass brick walls) and the railroad.
My friends know that redheads are my greatest weakness.