Nitrating Line The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN. Similar Images ...based on the tags: dirt-roads, overgrown, power, rusty, staircases, trees, water-towers... Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house. The vines are thick across the asylum. This little curled yellow thing is one of the last hints that this adobe building was lived in. A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill. The ice around the dock, compressed by the waves, was less clear than the open ice. Everyone loves water towers. This is where the lime would spill out. 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’. Gopher Ordnance Works, aka the U-Lands, is a landscape where roots and boughs break apart concrete and steel.