The first time I saw Buffalo Central Terminal was from a westbound Empire Builder. In the foreground you can see the rows of platforms.
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
A single cloud makes its way to Buffington Harbor and Lake Michigan from the quiet backroads of the plant.
Tornadic fronts duel over the retired missile launcher.
Van Dyke Cab Company and Yellow Cab served the terminal in lieu of a streetcar loop downtown, which was planned but never built.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
Looking up the hill from the rooftop of the Temple Opera Block. The downtown casino (left) looks far closer to its original use as a Sears Roebuck department store than it does today. Behind it is the blighted Carter Hotel, one of many abandoned buildings near the former Orpheum.
Looking at The Windy City from the top of the coal tower. The pond you see is the former ACME Coke coal yard.