Assurgere Latin; to grow. Root of the English word ‘surge’. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: bolts, chains, favorites, pipes, rusty... The old crane swung on windier days over the Worthington Steam Pump. This is probably last used to disassemble the antique generators, which are all now gone. Judging by the bed, this room was used by employees in its later years. These machines circulated water through the powder from the ball mills. Gold and silver is heavier than gravel, so it sinks while the junk rock floats. Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor. The elevator tower seems to have been built with expansion of the dock in mind. Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos. The UP gets a lot of snow, making exploring its old mines a special challenge in the winter. The snow is more than 6 feet deep in this picture, and firm enough to walk on. The elevator works on gravity… this is where a conveyor belt was to move the grain toward the main elevator to be loaded into ships. Looking across the catwalk behind the ore chutes, when they were up, and at the top of the ore chutes during loading.