On my first self-guided tour, the calculator was caught my eye because it was one of the few things left behind in the laboratories that filled the second floor. On my next trip, it had been smashed to pieces.
Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.
In the office at the end of the dock are two brooms. One is from the last ore train. One is from the last boat.
A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused.
I wish I knew what has become of this great one-of-a-kind sign that used to brag how many days the Clyde Iron factory has gone without a serious accident. Update: It’s hanging in one of the smaller venue spaces behind the bar.
It’s a straight view from the projection booth to the stage, but hell of a walk. At a fast pace, I think it would take 10 minutes to walk from this spot to the chair. Behind the curtains is a big white screen, so the theatre could be used for either stagework or moving pictures. The two projectors are set up for 3D movies right now–hence the little switch below the window–a Polaroid 3D synchronizer. Cool, huh?
A green chair in a green room.
When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road.
A line of huge machines wait to be used as parts under a long-disused belt drive.
I believe this is the push car, meaning it would push the charge in the oven out the opposite side into the train car.