Because there’s no Port-a-John underground.
This steel cup on the card would move molten copper to the caster from the furnace.
An open mine cars waits to be lowered back into Eagle Mine in front of the rust-locked modern mine shaft in the middle of Gilman.
Because the shaft is nearly vertical, rocks riding inside shift a lot. To keep them from breaking down the door and raining into the shaft.
These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level.
This load of lime seems to have been left right where it was loaded.
An old handcart sits next to a rotting elevator.
A light-painted portrait of one of the few remaining carts that moved everything from fresh eggs to soiled laundry through the tunnels.
There is a flipped tram car about a third of the way down the cliff.
An industrial cart next to an inspection point on the evaporator floor.
Note the wood and rubber wheels on this powder cart.
Looking into the tunnel system from below the Women’s Ward. The tunnels were used mostly by staff to move food and laundry.
One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly.
The elevator near the offices seemed a day’s work away from being operational
Spare parts ready for this building’s reactivation.
This drying house was full of ventilation ducts, broken scales, and insulated carts to haul powder around the line.
I wonder if these handcarts will become decoration for the hotel being building next to the silos.
Ask your dentist about brushing your teeth with asbestos!