Like a Ghost Town This was my first view of Harris Machinery’s property… it was strange to find what looked like a ghost town five minutes from downtown Minneapolis! Similar Images ...based on the tags: ice, signs, snow, wooden... Each room is painted a different hue, so the light reflecting into the hallway carries those colors. The blue padding on the left is for one of the padded rooms… Demolition crews got a taste of this 5-story power plant and decided to take a month-long smoke break. Here’s the bite. Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter. “The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.” Kurth bears a ghost sign. Recently, its main sign was destroyed by graffiti artists in 2015. From Main Street, looking straight up at the A Mill, only the silence makes one think that nobody’s still inside, grinding grain into Pillsbury’s Best. Frontier Gas is a former (?) gas station chain. Chain O’ mines reused a scrapped sign to mark their mill. Under the paint you can barely make out: GLORY HOLE GOLD MILL. The underside of the ore dock in winter. Snow drifts across the dock from the frozen lake. Off the beaten path is this old LTV sign. Now it points to a ghost town and dead dock.