A cloud moves across the attic in front of the window. How? A photographer’s secret.
The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this.
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.
Gulls check in on me while I climb around the roof of one of the train shds of SWP #4. FP-100C.
A typical building from the expanded starch line.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
This is where the transformers were housed. Note the steel tracks in the floor for moving equipment around the building.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]