Duluth Elevator Co. #2 An old name for an older elevator, as seen from an abandoned rail spur. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: ghost-signs, grass, handpainted, ice, numbers, signs, windows... Dead cars were parked permanently near the model farm. Perhaps it had an automotive program. After all, before they were ‘Indian Residential Schools’ they were ‘Indian Industrial Schools’. The headquarters for the plant was in the middle of it. It’s abandoned but well preserved–a strange sight in Gary, Indiana. A little catwalk gives access to the most important gauges in the building. Behind them are huge vents and fans. I bet it got steamy in here. In the basement were all the valves to control the flow of municipal steam through the building. This hasty hand letting was beside one such valve, near a carved brick with a name and ‘1934’ under it. A siren near the main road. Is it an air raid siren? Taken on a short trip where the whole floor of the roundhouse and engine shop was covered in fresh snow–thanks to the holes in the roof and open windows. Looking into a common from the grounds. The block glass makes the interior seem dreamlike and distorted. Note the poor condition of the bricks around the window. Shadows of the timberwork and cribbing are cast across cracked lake ice. My footprints follow cat tracks. As if they were planning to move the furniture out of the hospital, it all sits in the main hallway in the ground floor.