Gold, which has a relatively high mass, would drop through the slats of the sluice boxes as the water flowed over them. Around the dredge were a half dozen radiator pipes to keep the water flowing through the machines.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
A look straight down into the chutes were taconite pellets would dump into the dock hoppers. Rebar was a safety measure to keep workers from being buried alive, were they to slip into the holes.
This mean-looking thing had a purpose, probably, but that function has been lost to decades of expansion.
An old handcart sits next to a rotting elevator.
Sharks in the floor.
Jet Lowe is my inspiration.
This chair burned in the 2005 arson that gutted this building, which is the oldest on the property.