Down the Boom Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, grass, gravel, heights, reflections, rusty, shadows, sheet-metal, trees, windows... The oldest part of this mill had a wooden roof that rotted away long ago. Slowly, rust is dulling the edge on every cog left behind. These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level. More than half a century of plans rot in the shadows, seemingly useless. The side of King that faces the lake is stained yellow-green. The end of the new elevator. Line of bird droppings follow the fire sprinkler pipes and wires in the room. The substation has definite structural issues. Pictured is the sidewalk that connected the plant to the company housing. The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette. The old No Trespassing sign, with the Peavey logo still on it. Winter skies over Allouez Bay. From a distance, it looks almost fragile.