Dept 9136 The warped floors caught my eye in this room too–a symptom of turning off heat and not patching a leaking roof in the midwest. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: cranes, signs, warped... A self portrait from more than a decade ago. Between the gauges for the power plant boilers and the steam pump flywheels. The beacon was installed in 1938 and removed in the mid-2000s. Four A.M. was the best time to be on the main assembly line. This was about shortly after most of the machinery was removed. I love the texture of the rust through the decaying yellow paint. The sign room with glass letters, words, and numbers. Outside the Chateau, where the fuel oil tank blocks the chapel. With the maintenance door open you can see the buckets on in the vertical conveyor. The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on.