Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past.
This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors.
In the barracks.
A crack in a window in a wall. What’s this doing here?
The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility
The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator.
Behind the small stage is a hallway signed by practically every act that walked through its doors. There’s also a pair of palms. Since all the heat in the building collects in this area, it did seem more tropical.
I wonder how sheltered workers on this mid-level catwalk that follows the ore chutes is in storms. Note the chunks of concrete stuck in the catwalk grates–the pockets (right) are falling apart.