Atlas Ditch The blast pit carried the smoke and flame from the rocket motor away from the other base buildings. Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, ditches, grass, launchpads, storms... An abandoned house at Tilston, MB. Pillars among trees… those who inherit the earth will be so confused. Approaching the power station and its giant stack. The stack replaced four shorter stacks in the 1960s, helping with pollution in the downtown corridor. Taken as I drove out of Silverton, CO. One of my favorite landscapes of 2015. Want a print? Email me! The sun sets in front of a huge concrete building—about four times the size of the power plant. Probably a corn storage bin from an ethanol operation that ran here in the 1980s. Shadows of distant power lines are carried to the concrete by street lights. This tree caught my eye. Note the bench swing near it. Portra 160. The school (hospital) campus was expansive. A nice view of the aurora borealis (“Northern Lights”) strong enough to outshine the industrial lighting at the power plant. The lights in the foreground direct ships discharging coal for the station.