Last Trace of Mitchell, Minn. The last trace of Mitchell, Minnesota is a pile of cans on the side of the main street, Mitchell Avenue. These will be recognizable for another century or so, for future history-minded explorers. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: left-behind, rusty... A dead work truck rusts near an outbuilding. Everything is marked with a code. Modernity. The oldest part of this mill had a wooden roof that rotted away long ago. Slowly, rust is dulling the edge on every cog left behind. A control panel that was mothballed, anticipating a time when the plant may be reactivated. A rooftop scene. Looking down a manlift on the ore dock side of the elevator. It’s a belt-less belt-o-vator! The American Victory next to M, seen late at night. A dead belt-o-vator. A stack of flawed casting molds, in the ready position next to where the cupolas sat when the plant closed. Goals for 1980, still tacked onto the wall.