This is what I believe to be the Masonic Cottage, where infected Freemasons would be treated together and enjoy some simple luxuries because of their social connections. Freemasonry is still popular in North Dakota.
The Atlas D command building. As Brutalist as it gets.
The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out.
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
The steel awning and its elegant staircase are one of my favorite features near the old carpentry shop. The gymnasium-theater is in the background.
A cottage for masons infected with TB to live together.
A small upper level was accessible via ladder through the hole in this ceiling. Ben for scale.
The entrance to the area where staff could sleep.
A warped mirror in the rock crusher at the rear of the complex.