If there were no other options, operators could climb this ladder from the Communications Room to the surface, after opening two heavy steel hatches, of course.
A quick vertical panorama taken on my back at the sweet spot of a great summer sunset. On the skylight is the torch-cut catwalk that used to link the outside of the smokestacks that vented the cupolas.
There are so many pipes i the factory–I wonder how many people knew where they all went, in the days these machines operated at capacity.
Play on, Hunter. (Two keys worked on this thing.)
One thing that made the Eagle Mine unique is the underground mill, left of this picture. As the rocks moved down the mill, they would be turned into finer and finer powder.
A vintage X-Ray machine in the oldest section of the hospital.
This is a typical view of the factory; most of it was long hallways flanked by piles of equipment and access points to maintain them.
This is part of the oldest section of factory, one that hasn’t had a roof in a long time and all usable equipment has been extracted. The machines pictured would spin sliced beets in boiling water… it was a sealed system before someone cut holes on sides of each unit.