National Mineshaft On the National Mine property are two shafts, both serving the same workings. This one seems to have gotten some upgrades in the 1960s, judging from the condition of the metal. Similar Images ...based on the tags: cables, clouds, headframes, pulleys, sheet-metal, wooden... This ruined skyway looks like it should be at ground level because of the growth, but it’s actually the second floor of the building. From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick. These machines are at least 100 years old. I believe this is the push car, meaning it would push the charge in the oven out the opposite side into the train car. I wonder how sheltered workers on this mid-level catwalk that follows the ore chutes is in storms. Note the chunks of concrete stuck in the catwalk grates–the pockets (right) are falling apart. Looking toward Old Taylor Distillery from the roof of Old Crow. An abandoned house at Tilston, MB. Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front). A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun.