A diesel crane and conveyor belt tripper are the major pieces of equipment that dominate the dock.
The pipes in the boiler would be full of water, so the heat in the furnace.
I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short.
The surgical suite was flooding.
In case of fire, workers on higher floors would take the emergency slides to escape.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
A sheik mustard-yellow paint scheme across the roofless engine house goes great with the industrial moss and rust.
Looking from the crane-motor catwalk into the Calumet. The arm shown here with the pulleys looped through it would have been lowered and the bucket conveyor in it would throw grain to waiting ships and boats bound for flour mills and foreign lands.
Just across the North Dakota border, a rusty Milwaukee Road boxcar sits where it was shoved off the mainline. The grain elevator in the background marks the tracks, which is still used by BNSF.