Inside the office was a small furnace and a collection of mechanical belts. You can see “SERVICE AT COST” and “POOL 168” in the background.
The basements of the barracks were often stone and brick, and many of them were connected by short tunnels.
To engage the air brakes on locomotives without their power being on, air hoses would be attached during repairs. Compressed air also powered many of the tools used.
Harsh rail yard lighting throws shadows of broken windows against the line of boilers.
A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun.
If you look carefully along the side of the slip alongside this image of Cargill B-2, you will see the remains of the crane stops when this was a Hannah coal dock.
One night, I camped behind the sugar mill. You can tell be the clouds that a cold front was moving out—it was a hot day.
2013. As part of the Head House’s facelift, it’s gotten new windows. However, you can now still see where the conveyor-way connected this building with the elevators behind it in the upper right of the image.
A 15-frame long exposure panorama, taken shortly before power to the complex was cut.