CALCULA-TOR 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. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: laboratories, left-behind, machinery... This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people. The zebras had the right idea when they saw the pink beds–run. The hoist signal dangling beside the modern mine shaft would ring a bell next to the giant electric motors that would send the men and machinery into the underground. Shoes and booze, backstage. Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury. A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused. A coveted corner office, full of former thrift store wares. 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. One of the machines left over in the underground magnetic separation plant.