Abandoned Tracks The rails that used to go to the back of the complex are long gone, but the ties are still in the back of the parking lot. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: grass, tracks... Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out. Near the lower portal of the tunnel, a manhole cover seals the electrical connection for the streetcar line. Twin Cities Lines is the predecessor for Twin Cities Rapid Transit. The screen and mineral stained window cross-processed the sky. Taken several years before the tornado story when the weather, and the condition of the buildings, were nice. Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant. A gymnasium, if I recall. The last building before the road dead-ends. A place to turn mine carts into different areas of the shops. This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s. An old name for an older elevator, as seen from an abandoned rail spur.