Part of an ongoing series on found American flags in shuttered factories.
Miners would sit in this room before going into the mine. The boards on the right indicated whether every single miner was “in” or “out”.
Looking down into the lunch building of an Atlas D, near the motors for the retractable roof. In this design, the roof separates to allow the missile to be erected into launch position.
Shag carpet is fabulous, and I hope it makes a comeback.
The truck scale is closed at Lena, MB.
Unloading boats had the option to take on fuel at Taconite Harbor. This building, among other things, pumped fuel to the dock.
The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
An abandoned ranch on the east side of the tracks. This was not the Colmor Cutoff they were waiting for.