Two Chairs The perfect place to have a post-industrial picnic. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: chairs, ladders, pipes, rusty... One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad. I love when moss grows indoors… one of the little pleasures of exploring abandonments. Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust. From an unsteady perch atop the blast furnace, the morning light began to leach into the complex below. This rod mill (?) was made in Denver Colorado at a factory now buried by condos. #justdenverthings These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level. A side view of the floatation level. I found it interesting that there were little ladders and staircases in the mill to help workers get around–this place was not as shoddy as other mills I’ve seen. Drawn in fresh concrete about 50 years before I took this picture, and only 2 years after this elevator blew up… The rear of the complex shows the more than 100 year old workhouse–still working! I do not know if the tanks are original to the 1901 elevator, but I suspect so.