A ‘Western Stove’ in the Bunk House-(C)SUSBTREET.org The Bunk House was not just for sleeping, but it was for eating and recreation too. In one corner, near the door to the Blacksmith Shop (left) is this terrific stove, probably original (circa 1937). Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: rusty... I did not take the escape ladder to the surface, but I am told it pops up in the middle of a hill next to the missile silo doors. An original, minimally remodeled bathroom above the cafeteria reminds us what the whole complex once looked like. The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on. I wonder how sheltered workers on this mid-level catwalk that follows the ore chutes is in storms. Note the chunks of concrete stuck in the catwalk grates–the pockets (right) are falling apart. The stairs of this elevator had their landings removed long ago to keep vandals grounded. I found a face. When boiling beet juice accidentally spills from the gas-fired tanks two feet away, you better be wearing some of these, or bye-bye legs. A wrecked pressure gauge and employee time cards. The bridge here moved workers between the dock, the approach tracks, and refueling buildings.