Sunrise over Mill Hell, and all of Kurth’s various skyways. The elevators in the foreground date to the mid-1920s, Electric Steel is behind and is a little earlier than that.
Van Dyke Cab Company and Yellow Cab served the terminal in lieu of a streetcar loop downtown, which was planned but never built.
A self portrait on a tire swing outside the Service Building.
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!
“It must have been beautiful once.” “Yeah, especially in the winter.”
Mitchell Avenue, the main drag of a ghost town. Traces of asphalt and curbs are barely visible through patches of grass. In the old plan of the town, Mitchell Hotel would be to my direct left in this scene, and about 10 houses would flank this street to the left and right.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
There were a few large houses on the Old Crow property where employees would live. The glen had little housing.
The front of the mill reads “Montana Flour Mills Company”