American Spirit – (C)SUBSTREET A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red. Similar Images ...based on the tags: american-spirit, boats, breakwaters, lake-superior, lighthouses, rusty, water... A dedicated 13-acre rail yard operated by Canadian Pacific. As of 2016, it’s still there, and considered a factor in the redevelopment of the former plant site. 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 long tunnel stretches toward the Mississippi. Was this the route Model Ts took on their way to waiting barges? Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered. Demolition about 50% complete. From the summer a bunch of Australians visited Minnesota. A dead belt-o-vator. Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list? This mean-looking thing had a purpose, probably, but that function has been lost to decades of expansion.