Parking strictly forbidden. A sign in front of Cheratte’s former truck shops.
The city constructed a wall in the early 2000s to discourage visitors. Note the staircase is cut off, too.
An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory.
In case power was lost, this manual signal could direct trains on and off the taconite trestle. Turning the pole would change the color of the light on top and the shape of the metal flags.
Inside the office was a small furnace and a collection of mechanical belts. You can see “SERVICE AT COST” and “POOL 168” in the background.
Elevator B, used by a local farmer, stands behind an old farm truck at the edge of town.
Don’t let Mitchell Engine House run out of steam…
Each fireplace in the Administration Tower had a different design, color scheme, and little features to make it unique. One thing held true, however: none of them looked decent next to the disgusting 1990s cubicle farm carpet.