A cracked sign at dock-level, where loading boats would be tied below the taconite conveyors. All across the surface of the concrete dock were taconite pellets, like slippery little marbles. One wrong step could put a worker in the water, which is a bad, bad place to be.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
The old offices for the Oberon Elevator are defunct, but seem to be holding up to the brutal prairie snows and winds. Medium Format.
A switch for the yard engines, now on the edge of the property where nobody will find it.
The company labs. If you can believe it, this area is even more destroyed today.
The back of the mill reads “Red River Milling Company”
In the bottom of a creek, an antique children’s wheelchair is buried in grass, where someone threw it. Wooden leg braces suggest this dates to the 1950s.
Looking through a secure ward door at the destroyed rooms beyond.