Barracks and Sidewalk Sidewalks to a boarded barracks, each making the other obsolete in the night. Similar Images ...based on the tags: blur, boarded-doors, boarded-windows, clouds, grass, long-exposures, rocks, sidewalks, vents... The back of the neon sign before it was converted to LED lighting. The image is mirrored so it can be read. Cobble streets wrap around the inside of the fort. From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky. The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on. One of the old cooperage buildings is largely unchanged from when it was built. The raised section of the building houses a crane. I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short. A gate large enough to accommodate a missile, next to the ruins of the guard shack. Wyoming is the intersection of lonely and beautiful. The company headquarters. Abandoned last time I drove past it, though it is the classiest building in downtown South Bend. The Big Dipper brought its friends into view, and the best seat is 80-feet up.