Milwaukee Road Boxcar Just across the North Dakota border, a rusty Milwaukee Road boxcar sits where it was shoved off the mainline. The grain elevator in the background marks the tracks, which is still used by BNSF. Similar Images ...based on the tags: barrels, bokeh, clouds, favorites, ghost-signs, grass, ladders, left-behind, rusty, silos, trains... At first glance, I thought the center building was a hoist house because of the shape of the window. Now I think this was built as a warehouse and later used as a laboratory. The roof was in bad shape, but too beautiful to avoid. This is the spot were I used to study medieval Latin. The Osborn Block (front) and the Twohy (rear) at sunset. In the distance, you can almost make out Globe Elevators. One of my favorite photos of 2013. The stairs of this elevator had their landings removed long ago to keep vandals grounded. A light-painted portrait of one of the few remaining carts that moved everything from fresh eggs to soiled laundry through the tunnels. For a short time, CN mounted flood lights atop the abandoned dock. Gloves hang in the basement of the former quality assurance labs. A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers. A closeup of the pulleys atop Manitoba Pool #3 which once pulled conveyor belts full of grain across the cupola building as it was sorted into the silos below.