This view of BCT shows the portico where the main entrance is at the base of the office tower, and the clock.
Looking across at the Cargill elevator.
A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in.
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
“Five Roses” was the brand of flour that Lake of the Woods marketed. Later, this became another Manitoba Pool elevator. Notice the “POO” up top? It’s missing the ‘L’…
The former BESCO building in the last light of day.
Wide stairs between the ground, the mine shaft, and the dry house.
Molten copper pouring being a very dangerous thing to do by hand, this scale measured the load for the “Auto Caster” that actually formed the cooling copper in its molds.
I’ve been in a lot of different mines. Some on tours, some not. If you pass through Howardsville, Colorado without going on the Old Hundred Mine Tour, you’re missing out. This is what Santiago Tunnel looked like in the 1940s when it was near the end of its life.