The largest room was the diesel laboratories, which tested various devices and fuel additives to make it safer to mine underground with diesel trucks and other machinery, such as at White Pine Mine, Michigan.
Jef throws open the back door of an alley for the trailing photographers and historians.
A door covered in pen graffiti.
The roof compromised, rain water rolls down the main stairway.
A sizable crane on the corner of the engine house still swings out.
This train shed was later converted to load trucks with concrete from the silos.
Looking across the catwalk attache to the elevated control room, in charge of the train dumping part of the operation.
Note the maps still left on the wall.
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.
No ambiguity here… miners, check in at this office.