Taconite Trestle Looking through the trestle toward the ghost town. Similar Images ...based on the tags: grates, infinity, ladders, lake-superior, long-exposures, rivets, rusty, stars, tracks... Timbers overlap where mine cars plunged, a strange wooden fence traced the center of the beams. The south wall of the power plant. Its sheet metal skin couldn’t fit around the structure, it seems… note the very strange protruding superstructure. This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor. A 24-hour clock that reeks of the 1970s. A ladder stenciled “LTV”–the failed steel company that built this dock. There is more, if you look closer. One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very. Old conveyor belts are draped over the sides of the ore chutes to cut down on the noise and wear of the dumping trains. The powerhouse was notably older than the rest of the complex. I’m still not sure if it was build just for the cooperage, or whether it preceded it. In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark. The glow from the city is bright enough to read by.