On the left you can see one of the later air shafts for the mine below, which allowed for natural air exchange with the main production areas of the coal mine. That is to say, there were no fans blowing fresh air down below.
In what used to be a hallway under what used to be a skyway, each with what had conveyor belts for the grain that once was stored here. The fog doesn’t change.
The beautiful green ruination of the refrectory.
Just across the North Dakota border, a rusty Milwaukee Road boxcar sits where it was shoved off the mainline. The grain elevator in the background marks the tracks, which is still used by BNSF.
On my second or third trip, the cross had broken in the wind.
Frontenac, as seen from the Missouri Flats area.
A storm passes over BOMARC’s center row of launch buildings. You can clearly see the tracks on which the roof would retract for launch.
A switch for the yard engines, now on the edge of the property where nobody will find it.
I found a historical photo of this room showing 10-foot high machines with wires hanging by the mile from looms and schematic charts.