This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
An old handcart sits next to a rotting elevator.
Peering into a remote office at Manitoba Wheat Pool #3. Someone left their to-do list behind.
“Paint the fence,” they said, but I don’t feel like it… who cares, anyway.
Leather shoes in a supply closet. They seem to me men’s shoes.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
Wide stairs between the ground, the mine shaft, and the dry house.
The headquarters for the plant was in the middle of it. It’s abandoned but well preserved–a strange sight in Gary, Indiana.
In the power house corner is this gratuitously gigantic doorway. It used to be even bigger, too, as indicated by the brick arch another foot over the top windows.