A single metal emergency slide rusts away at sunrise.
Standing on the fence barricade that used to keep squatters out of the tunnel, the size of the space is impressive. What you see here is the current length of the tunnel; I set up a flashlight at the end to illuminate the concrete wall that is the lower portal.
A panorama next to a long abandoned adit. The tram has seen better days.
In case of fire, workers on higher floors would take the emergency slides to escape.
It seems like this pipe was made to return dust to the collector in the main workhouse from the annex.
Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered.
One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.
It’s not a good sign when you can see the chimney through the roof.