Levers and indicators to control and track the path of mine cars moving up and down the mine shaft. Note the mine depth indicators would trace paper… this is because the steel cables stretch out over time, so the line length changes with the years.
The private bathroom for the staff in this building was simple. As blue paint peels away from the yellow undercoat, islands emerge and grow.
The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.
An iron gate separates vaults below the barracks.
One of the only extant assembly line tracks in the body painting department. No photographer leaves Fisher 21 without capturing some version of this spot; hope you like mine.
Equipment that did not sell at auction.
Inside a launch building you can see how the roof would split in the middle to allow the rocket to be raised into launch position.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
The generator room was state of the art when it was installed, allowing the complex to use motors and electric lighting ahead of its competitors.