For some time, tugboats were stored next to the elevator.
This rockhouse was added below the shaft to load Gilpin Tram cars.
A tower above Minneapolis that few people see.
The powerhouse had two elevated tracks behind it, one for coal and one for deliveries.
Molten copper pouring being a very dangerous thing to do by hand, this scale measured the load for the “Auto Caster” that actually formed the cooling copper in its molds.
Taken from under the headframe.
The first time I saw Buffalo Central Terminal was from a westbound Empire Builder. In the foreground you can see the rows of platforms.
This corner of the building was the coal room, used to feed the two big boilers inside. The steam equipment has been replaced with electric, so this section may not have changed much in the past decades.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.