The long control room overlooks giant caps where equipment was removed long ago.
Thanks to the demolition (I’ll never say that again), the inner structure of the bins are revealed. So much wood!
A pink room with very heavy doors that reminds me of the rooms at some of the insane asylums that I’ve explored.
A 24-hour clock that reeks of the 1970s. A ladder stenciled “LTV”–the failed steel company that built this dock. There is more, if you look closer.
I’m not sure, actually, whether this was an outhouse (right), but it seems likely. In any case, it was connected by a covered staircase to the Bunk House (left). The soil here was not all tailings, so there is a bit of thick grass–almost the only in sight!
A skyway 100 feet above this office crumbled one day. This is what happened when those two met. High-impact love.
The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships.
Did you leave in a hurry?
While the building looks uniform on the outside, inside it’s clearly divided between a hoist room and shaft room (seen here).