Taken from the arm of the pocket loader–note the tree growing out of the conveyor belt. Often where you see old piles of taconite, trees are springing up. The byproducts of the pelletization process break down and make a really fertile mix, especially with all the iron content!
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All of the fire alarms had been triggered.
An original stencil-brushed sign.
A line of huge machines wait to be used as parts under a long-disused belt drive.
Open wide! Here comes the sugar beets!
Gilman had a bowling alley.
These machines circulated water through the powder from the ball mills. Gold and silver is heavier than gravel, so it sinks while the junk rock floats.
The corners of these buildings are inscribed by a century of bored rail workers and delivery drivers. Pictured is the southeast corner of the Twohy, which is typical of mercantiles.