I wonder what this guy is thinking, walking through the complex.
One of the many blast doors. Note the plunger to seal off the airflow in the event of an attack or accidental explosion.
This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor.
“Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia.
Look at the floor–do you see the hole? That goes down a lonnnnnng ways.
Colors of the boiler room.
Past the underground repair shop is this cliffside adit.
A closeup inside the mill’s power room.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.