Mine Elevator Two counterweighted elevators moved men between the surface, mine, and underground mill. Similar Images ...based on the tags: mine-shafts, rusty... C’mon and grab your friends… we’ll go to very—rusty lands… It was as noisy then as it is colorful now… The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot. Stained windows and sheet metal catch the sunset from across the Ohio River. A closeup inside the mill’s power room. Looking up the rock house. Made by the Mergenthalen Linotype Company of New York, this model series (300) was introduced in 1960 and boasted a 12-line-per-minute reproduction rate. The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN. In case power was lost, this manual signal could direct trains on and off the taconite trestle. Turning the pole would change the color of the light on top and the shape of the metal flags.