Keeper’s Houses These houses were built for the use of the lighthouse keepers in 1913 (left) and 1916 (right). The second house was added when the entry added a fourth light and required a second rotation. Today, there are no unbroken windows in either building. Similar Images ...based on the tags: clouds, flagpoles, grass, trees... The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN. The quenching water was reused over and over. A panoramic view of the sintering plant’s gas plant (?). Everyone who visits must get a picture of these rusty smokestacks! 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. Looking toward Sleeping Giant from the workhouse. Wind took the spring melt on the trees growing in taconite pellets and made it airborne. Loading chutes in the background. At first glance, I thought the center building was a hoist house because of the shape of the window. Now I think this was built as a warehouse and later used as a laboratory. The largest extant structure when I visited. The side of a launcher, with outbuildings in the background. You can see the tracks where the roof would open before launch.