Mitchell Mill The old mill (right) and power plant (left) with the new mill behind them. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: grass, smokestacks, windows... The ghost town of Lauder, Manitoba. It’s seen better days, but I bet the TV reception on the flatlands is great. The south wall of the power plant. Its sheet metal skin couldn’t fit around the structure, it seems… note the very strange protruding superstructure. These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level. The two antennae are retracted–the position they would be in if the base was under attack. This gives you a sense for what it looks like to stand on the roof of the main production building at sunset. An insurance office. Looking toward downtown, one is reminded that when Stahlmann built here in 1855 that it was on the very edge of the city. This is where the transformers were housed. Note the steel tracks in the floor for moving equipment around the building. I like this picture because it shows some of the only unbroken windows at Packard.