Oberon, MB The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture. Similar Images ...based on the tags: chutes, favorites, fields, flat, peeling-paint, power, shacks, shadows, sunsets, wooden... Looking down Pommenicher Straße from Gaststätte Rosarius, the monstrous machine about to devour the town bites at the ground. Power-up to cool down… would have been nice on the hot day I climbed on top of this machine. Fermenters and mixing tanks fill this brewing room. The lighting is all natural, and is partially owed to a crumbling wall letting the sunset blast the interior in almost perfect profile. It was interesting that, even though storms had carried the wooden walkway that stretched under the dock, these piles of spilled taconite remain where they had dropped. In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters. On top of the light hoop, 160-feet up, a ship comes into port, ready to load-up. If you look really close, you can see my shadow cast on the dock below, courtesy of the full moon. Ducking the steam lines overhead between the mixers and compressors, a water tower says “good morning,” right past the slack power lines. This is the sleepy uptown of the war city. I didn’t test the rungs, but I bet the view was incredible. Parking strictly forbidden. A sign in front of Cheratte’s former truck shops.