On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’.
This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop.
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
Instructional film strips on the floor of a second floor closer.
This belt-run axle ran a turbine (now gone) to blow fresh air into the mine.
2011. Flavored beers are still popular. The flavor concentrates were stored in this bank of fridges.
The final ball mill in the Chain O’ Mines concentrator. Behind it was a bucket of steel balls.
A clicky-flippy clock is having some kind of malfunction.