Mill 43 Part of the 1917 mill that had a little bit of roof left over it–most of this building was open to the sky. The birds loved it, but everything metal was quickly becoming too unstable to walk on. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: grimy, machinery, numbers, rusty... An interesting crane in the back of the machine shop. It seems very light duty, so I am not certain what it was used for. The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN. A morning shower made the plant’s metal siding shake… probably nothing, though, compared to when the furnaces were blasting. The objects on the ground are molten ore containers. Mammoth Mine overlooks Central City from atop Mammoth Hill. In the distance you can make out Coeur d’Alene Mine (red), which operated from 1885 through 1940. This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace. Harris Machinery rests under snow on the left. Two explorers enjoy the view. Furnace #7, as seen from #6’s catwalks. Cue morning fog. On first impression it might look like a funky mailbox, but trust me on this one; it’s a flour bolter chute. In flour milling, “bolting” means sifting the flour through successively smaller screens. Christmas lights from the time Island Station was an art studio lean against a rusty boiler.