Away from the rest of the plant–as if forgotten, or hiding–is this little stamp press. Yes, this is little by press standards.
Part of the system below Dock 2.
I tried to hide the graffiti from my photos, but sometimes it wasn’t possible.
Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!
A line of huge machines wait to be used as parts under a long-disused belt drive.
The office for the Government (Dominion) Elevator had a nice hat collection left over.
After Wilson Bros moved out, a furniture company moved in.
One of the principal businesses in McConnell was a farm implement and lumber store. This is too new to have been bought there, but I like that it’s still on the edge of town. It’s more comfortable than the emptiness beyond, that used to be a little prairie town.