The machine stood the Atlas missile up vertically over the blast pit, launching position, once the roof opened.
2005. A skyway connecting two Which tube carried the beer? I hope it’s the big one!
Much of the signage in the mill was hand-drawn.
One of the principal businesses in McConnell was a farm implement and lumber store. This is too new to have been bought there, but I like that it’s still on the edge of town. It’s more comfortable than the emptiness beyond, that used to be a little prairie town.
Giant paint mixers.
The ice reflects the blue sky on the rust. The sunset blasts through the concrete pillars holding it all up.
Sluice tables stretch into the darkness.
A closeup of a soon-to-be-scrapped crane pulley.
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.