The EPA has been doing work on and off over the past few years, digging up the foundations of the demolished steel mill to clean up the site.
A squat building with a rail scale. Taken between rain showers in late summer, when I seemed to be the only one at White Pine.
The powerplant and its dedicated water tower supplied steam for heating and mechanical work.
Milwaukee Road’s second substation at Loweth, as seen from the highway. Somewhat ironically, a new electrical substation is across the street from it today.In the background, you can make out a collapsing storage shed and some of the grades.
Looking at ADM-1 from beside ADM-4, back when ADM-4 had a train shed and ADM-1 had a skyway. In the thick woods beneath the skyway was a long time homeless camp… most of its residents were very friendly.
If it wasn’t for the humming and crackling of the wires, I could believe I had arrived to a post apocalyptic landscape.
The front of the mill reads “Montana Flour Mills Company”
Train-mounted snowplows pushed the snow through the fence and against the old offices.
The rocket system used several cooling methods, once of which included an evaporation pond, pictured here.