Popcorn Car I wish I knew the story of this popcorn-themed boxcar. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: boxcars, cables, power, silos, smokestacks... A little ice and snow made work at Taconite Harbor much more dangerous. In this ghost town where there were brick, wooden, and dirt-brick buildings, the latter fared the best by far. Steam pipes squirm around the stacks. Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides. Looking at the side of 4B from the roof of its car shed. Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front). Standing on the ruins of the burned Northern Pacific RR Freight House. It’s the best place to watch ships move around the harbor. Some things haven’t changed… Quincy Smelter, 2014. The new concrete workhouse, as seen through chickenwire.