Sprays of water kept the muddy mixture flowing across the sluices, which filtered out gold particles from gravel and dirty.
This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
Looking at the last wall of the hotel from the banks of the river.
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.
When block glass shatters, it looks like ice.
The end of the heating line allowed glass to cool slowly, and thus be stronger.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
The piano must have been a nice distraction; there is very little to do in Roberts.