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. Similar Images ...based on the tags: grass, tracks... Looking through Workhouse A from the top of a silo. The ghost town of Lauder, Manitoba. It’s seen better days, but I bet the TV reception on the flatlands is great. Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant. Ammunition had to be tested on site before shipment. That was done here. These heavy concrete bunkers deflected rounds harmlessly into the earth. The train loading tower (left), and elevators. Check out that giant flagpole/lightning rod. Model: Devan. Instagram: sextmachine The holes were for men to poke reluctant ore with long poles, with the hope that a lucky jab would let the load slide down into the boat below. Now they’re just traps. Near the old slag dump there are the remains of the pouring buckets that received the molten steel from the US Steel blast furnaces, filled to the brim with pig iron. They must be incredibly heavy! A sharp turn in the coatings department twists the steel out of sight.