Diversion in the Shaft House A hydraulic ‘bridge’ couple lower onto the tracks to bring mine cars into the shaft house, presumably for repair. I haven’t found this system anywhere else, but it makes a lot of sense. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, fences, headframes, machinery, staircases... Though it’s a little unclear what control station controlled what function, these levers seemed to relate to some of the bigger equipment inside the dredge, such as the trommel. The top of the headframe, and in a sense, the mine itself. This pulley carried the life line of the mine and the men in it. There isn’t an unbroken window in the entire historic complex as of 2013. The final ball mill in the Chain O’ Mines concentrator. Behind it was a bucket of steel balls. In a strange loft next to the brewhouse are these twin kettles, which seem much older than the main kettles in the brewhouse. A line of huge machines wait to be used as parts under a long-disused belt drive. A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant. Ringling, MT is spread thin across the grassy land. Trees between duplexes overshadow the buildings they were planted to shield; revenge for the boards on the windows.