1940s-era Building A typical building from the expanded starch line. Similar Images ...based on the tags: barrels, shadows, skylights... Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries. It was interesting that, even though storms had carried the wooden walkway that stretched under the dock, these piles of spilled taconite remain where they had dropped. A typical room in Birtle. In some places in the mine shops, you can still make out narrow gauge track in the floors. The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped. In the corner of the former school grounds… The roof had structures bigger than most buildings in South Bend. One of a few dozen steel bed frames left in the rubble of the collapsing building. Not necessarily a children’s room.