The valley is full of rocky peaks that stand out from the winding creeks, which only truly run after storms. It is a very beautiful place.
My favorite shot of the 17-story Art Deco office tower attached to the train station.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
Hand painted fire extinguisher notices and a long room which I strongly suspect was a pattern cutting room.
I like to imagine this as an old-timey radio microphone.
A great lakes freighter slowly passes SK Wheat Pool 4 with ‘The Sleeping Giant’ in the background. Arista 100.
Much of the signage in the mill was hand-drawn.
Mushroom pillars hold up the dreams of so many, the profits of so few.
A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers.