A huge steel tank, one of several left over, left over from either the Ashland Oil or Allied Chemical periods.
Near Howardsville, Colorado, the Animas River gets quite wide. This is near the Little Nation Mill, which is worth a stop if you’re traveling north from SIlverton. It’s also near the former Gold King Mine, which “blew” in 2015 and flooded the Animas River with toxic mine water.
This old Jetta did more offroading than your average lifted tinted loud-exhaust pickup.
A panoramic view of the sintering plant’s gas plant (?). Everyone who visits must get a picture of these rusty smokestacks!
This building stood on stilts until it was demolished. The top floor handled radio traffic to boats and trains. The bottom floor had locker rooms, records, and a lunchroom.
A ship passes the abandoned dock on its way to Duluth. Taconite dust stains the sides of its hull red.
I wonder when fluorescent lighting was added.
Wind blew taconite dust against the walls of these suspended control room, making even the glass appear to rust.
A divot to let more light and air into the building.