Looking across the ruin-strewn brownfield left from ACME’s operation and demolition.
I wish I knew the story of this popcorn-themed boxcar.
Coming to an inspirational poster near you… what should it read? ADVENTURE AWAITS? Don’t hang posters. Go outside.
A high-voltage tunnel sheathed in concrete dips below ground near a shell packing building that now stores fireworks.
The first time I saw Buffalo Central Terminal was from a westbound Empire Builder. In the foreground you can see the rows of platforms.
The second most important building at Prize Mine.
An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
This building stood on stilts until it was demolished. The top floor handled radio traffic to boats and trains. The bottom floor had locker rooms, records, and a lunchroom.
One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.