The building behind Daisy was demolished, leaving these tanks and a pointless conveyorway. Now it’s bricked (see over door near right corner of mill) and the tanks are exposed to the elements. There are a few holes in the area that have a healthy drop, so you should avoid the area.
The bottom of the elevator in the new foundry.
These wide spools sit atop the abandoned tracks that lead to the train shed, which was later repurposed into a truck shed.
The seminal architectural feature of the old hospital–the parts built by Illinois Central Railroad–was this staircase. Wide and graceful, adorned with paint chips and fire extinguishers, and leading from offices to surgical suites to the cafeteria.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.
The Atlas D command building. As Brutalist as it gets.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
Ruined cars abandoned in the generator hall, long after its namesake was scrapped.
The boiler room has four big boilers in it, which seems like overkill. No wonder this plant could supply power to the works and the town at full capacity!