On the upper floors where the sunlight is yellow–the color of flour dust, once exposed to the elements.
These machines circulated water through the powder from the ball mills. Gold and silver is heavier than gravel, so it sinks while the junk rock floats.
The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.
A wrecked pressure gauge and employee time cards.
Cobbled walkways followed the assembly lines.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
The generator room was state of the art when it was installed, allowing the complex to use motors and electric lighting ahead of its competitors.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
In the mine offices, a training manual for miners sits open. Here’s how you signal to the surface if you are trapped after a disaster.