This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor.
A bunk room, minus the bunks.
The Comm Room’s portals once supported many more conduits.
An emergency slide to help workers evacuate the blending house in an emergency.
This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is.
Atop Elevator ‘M’, formerly Cargill ‘O’.
When I saw this section, I knew the dock was abandoned.
“Against the blue sky, its rusting central silos look like rising smoke meeting the last minutes of a sunset. These give way to a corrugated night sky of blue gray, punched-through with staggered four-pane windows, all glassless.”
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.