The portal facing Taconite Harbor (at a healthy distance) is mostly closed. Some kids put bullet holes in it. Shooting down a long tunnel is extremely dangerous, and you should not do it, obviously. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
Typical New Mexico ranch fencing. The power lines follow the rails between Springer and Wagon Mound.
A tunnel connecting the two larger caves in the hill; those that Jacob vented in the rear. The vents are still extant!
No matter what environmental disasters industry throws at Mother Earth, she will bounce back.
Like a railgun pointed at the Rockies… the boom would direct tailings–junk rock–outside of the dredge pond.
The city has taken steps to prevent the curious and the desperate from going into the elevators, including piling rocks against the doors and windows.
Although the caves deviated little in their year-round temperature, it was common to use blocks of ice to cool beer immediately before shipment. This is the ruins of the ice chute.
Just across the North Dakota border, a rusty Milwaukee Road boxcar sits where it was shoved off the mainline. The grain elevator in the background marks the tracks, which is still used by BNSF.
I found a meth lab in this building once. (Yes, I called it in.)