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 heavy cloth separates the sanding station from other areas. This particular section seemed to specialize with chair seats, judging by the many unsanded blanks there. Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines. Shoes and booze, backstage. Looking down Pommenicher Straße from Gaststätte Rosarius, the monstrous machine about to devour the town bites at the ground. The floor IS the machine… I wonder what this guy is thinking, walking through the complex. Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury. 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. The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this.