The last wooden school chair survives—almost intact—by being jammed between a pipe and the ceiling of the boiler room.
Where the approach meets the dock.
Part of the 1917 mill that had a little bit of roof left over it–most of this building was open to the sky. The birds loved it, but everything metal was quickly becoming too unstable to walk on.
Off the beaten path is this old LTV sign. Now it points to a ghost town and dead dock.
The basement of the laboratories is the home of the ore grinder. I’m sure it was noisy.
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
Looking across a skyway at the dust-collecting funnels, one of the few pieces of equipment that haven’t been completely decimated by time and the elements.
An engine on display outside the Montana Territorial Prison in Deer Lodge, MT. This was a typical electric locomotive used by The Milwaukee Road.