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.
Looking from the rail shipping building through pigeon-proofing chicken wire at another manufacturing building in high Fall.
Wood brick floors reduced noise and vibration, making the work environment safer and keeping the superstructure intact. Too bad people like to pile these up and set them on fire on the weekends. With 3.5 million sqft, though, it’s not exactly running out…
Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.
This is an example of the equipment that was originally manufactured at Barcol.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
Without their walls these Solvent Recovery Line buildings look like blast walls. Their concrete inner structures were part of the design so if there was an explosion inside it would ‘blow out’ with a puff instead of a bang. Now most of these are demolished or overgrown.