19919 2-Ton An auxiliary crane in the corner of the foundry room. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: barrels, cables, cranes, dirty, mossy... When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road. On the National Mine property are two shafts, both serving the same workings. This one seems to have gotten some upgrades in the 1960s, judging from the condition of the metal. Scanned after being recovered from the bottom of an old wooden box for a few years. Circa 2005. The only photo I have showing the steam locomotive out front. One of the generators, weeks before it was taken apart to be shipped to another power plant somewhere else. The conveyor belt prevented cranes from accessing the left side of the dock, so cranes were mounted to the gantry crane to maintain the ore chutes on the side. An old handcart sits next to a rotting elevator. 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. The chair tried to leave, but found it had grown heavy with the weight of water and wood. Today, it shelters the mice and maggots. A look upriver at the crane of the Port of Detroit, quiet for the night, and the Ambassador Bridge, always humming with Canadian traffic. Downtown Detroit is beautiful, if nobody told you.