An original, minimally remodeled bathroom above the cafeteria reminds us what the whole complex once looked like.
A heavy steel device locks the anchor up.
Partier graffiti dates to when the caves were last open to the public; probably in the 1990s. This tunnel used to horseshoe between the brewery’s ice chute (left) and basement door (right, backfilled). Note the utility tunnel in the upper-right corner as well as the lighting brackets on the ceiling.
Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station.
The beeping never stopped. The robots never slept, not even when they were unplugged. It was a nightmare.
This load of lime seems to have been left right where it was loaded.
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.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
This is the former air compressor house–one of them, at least–which turned steam power into air power to drive machinery across the production line.