The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.
The Columbus Mine overlooks its mill, which was one of the last to operate in the region, thanks to the demand for industrial metals during World War II.
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.
The office for the maintenance shop was sound-insulated and ventilated.
Scrawls on the side of the beams of the ‘Pipe Shop;.
A closeup of the finely-carved seats in the house, presumably original to the Sattler. There are not too many of these in this kind of condition. If you have a better name for this figure than Cordelia, leave a comment.
In the middle of the foundry, an office is untouched by scrappers, legal and not. Inside, warnings and catalogs for machines that are gone, obsolete, and melted down.
A calendar and comic strip decorate the current pattern shelf in the building which was a coffin factory.
A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints.