Mushroom pillars hold up the dreams of so many, the profits of so few.
Science Alert. When the sun strikes an object, that object absorbs some of the infared light in the form of heat. The heat absorbed by the old Soo dock absorbed and radiated that energy to melt off the snow from the ice around it, making it very reflective.
The top of the annex was bare except for these holes into the silos below.
This might have been part of the Pioneer Pellet Plant. It looks to be a ball mill, which pulverizes ore by spinning it with thousands of ball bearings.
A side view of the oven pusher from the ground. The tallest coal bunker looks tiny in the distance, though on the scale of the factory it’s practically on top of me as I’m taking the picture.
A firedoor dating to the original car barn is roped off, anticipating demolition.
Soft rain on Vulcan’s ashy pyre… Both of these peaks are dead volcanos, too hard to be totally washed away by storms. As a result, they seem to rise dramatically from the flat valley.
Many outdoor areas of the plant have become unofficial city dumps. The skeleton doesn’t care.
A control panel that was mothballed, anticipating a time when the plant may be reactivated.