Chutes connect the bottoms of the silos to a conveyor belt.
If it weren’t for the fact there were trees growing from it, and that I cropped out the end of the rail approach, one might think this is still used occasionally.
The shaft house, where hydraulic steel doors allowed or denied entry into the mine shaft. Overhead is a light and alarm. If it sounds, the mine is being evacuated, and you best not go in and best stay the hell out of the way. Locals dump tires here, now.
Two counterweighted elevators moved men between the surface, mine, and underground mill.
Each room is painted a different hue, so the light reflecting into the hallway carries those colors. The blue padding on the left is for one of the padded rooms…
An original stencil-brushed sign.
Looking into the Pool 8 Annex from the original Ogilvie’s elevator.
This part of the workhouse was sheathed in fiberglass, but now you can see its insides from a mile away.
A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets!