The conveyorway between the on-site grain elevator and mill.
Near the base of the mesa is a modern house, which seems to be a ranch of some sort. What a fantastic spot to live, but for the fact every rainstorm floods the arryos, muddy ditches at the bottom of gullies, making it impossible to travel.
I tried to hide the graffiti from my photos, but sometimes it wasn’t possible.
Because of the dangers of storing the materials to make explosives as well as the explosives themselves, there were earthen bunkers all across the plant like this.
Train-mounted snowplows pushed the snow through the fence and against the old offices.
The conveyor between the shore and Dock 2. Note the gap in the aerial walkway that used to connect Dock 4 to the rest of the complex.
That floor isn’t dirt–it’s old rotting grain that’s formed into a sort of moldy mud.
This might have been part of the Pioneer Pellet Plant. It looks to be a ball mill, which pulverizes ore by spinning it with thousands of ball bearings.
I don’t think we’re anywhere near maximum pressure anymore.