Passing Semi In the distance, a semi truck kicks up fresh rain from the highway. As seen from the top of the steel blast door. Similar Images ...based on the tags: hatches, lights, reflections, storms, water... This building was responsible for storing and drying the barrels. Compare right. A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun. The note on the left announces that the spindles in the crates are dirty. If it weren’t for the fact there were trees growing from it, and that I cropped out the end of the rail approach, one might think this is still used occasionally. A humble stripper stage in the old NorShor lounge. The motif (back) highlights some of the area’s industries: shipping, mining, fishing, and taking your clothes off for tips. A view of the hallway outside of the auditorium. The roof had structures bigger than most buildings in South Bend. Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor. Knowing that a tornado just passed nearby is less distressing when you’re surrounded by nuclear-attack-hardened buildings.