The white mark allowed for a manual RPM check on this big steel flywheel on the ground floor. Note how dark the bottom level of the mills is—that’s because all of the equipment is blocking out the light.
Gilman had a bowling alley.
Two small generators connected to a Frick steam engine.
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.
The gothic landing between balcony and classroom level and the ground floor.
The top of the docks are so rotten in places that you can see the lake through the boards. In the foreground you can see the controls for the chutes, which work on a clutch.
The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.
Looking through the dark door at Shaft 3, when my naked eyes could only make out a staircase lit dimly from above.
The tailings boom is the first and last thing you see when approaching the mountaintop shipwreck.