Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter.
Serve [unknown] Build… What do you think the middle says? Tell me in the comments.
Thick glass windows allow workers to check the beet juice levels in this steel tank. You can tell by the reinforcement that it had a lot of liquid and had to hold against immense pressure. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7.
An original stencil-brushed sign.
A misnomer that stuck.
A few from atop the steam gauges along the western wall. The turbines were scrapped quickly after the plant closed, it seemed.
This sign was important when trains ran the length of the elevator.
In the nurses’ dormitories, beds, couches and chairs still sit. It’s unclear whether these are remnants of the homeless shelter in the 80s or the actual nurses.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!