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... A side view of the oven pusher from the ground. The tallest coal bunker looks tiny in the distance, though on the scale of the factory it’s practically on top of me as I’m taking the picture. Winter skies over Allouez Bay. From a distance, it looks almost fragile. Note the maps still left on the wall. Where the drain changes shape from round concrete to arched brick. The corner of Clyde on Michigan Street looked like it had been sealed a long time. This was not always the top of the elevator. The powerhouse had two elevated tracks behind it, one for coal and one for deliveries. Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan. 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.