Bikes Our bikes outside of the SFAAP power plant. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: bikes, gravel... With its fresh paint, Lake Superior Elevator “I” almost looks contemporary, but it far outdates its neighbors, It replaced a wooden elevator by the same name in 1919. …a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond. This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is. A screened water wheel, presumably for rotating the dredge once it lowered its “foot” to pivot in place. Like a railgun pointed at the Rockies… the boom would direct tailings–junk rock–outside of the dredge pond. Although the floors are pretty warped, I can’t imagine one could do many tricks off of them. The gold mine is now a gravel pit. Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out. The tailings boom is the first and last thing you see when approaching the mountaintop shipwreck.