Hoist House I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short. Similar Images ...based on the tags: dirt-roads, power, roofless, rooftops, rusty, shadows, towers, trees, vents... An alarm panel in the powerpplant, now demolished. Worm in the path of raw ore where it would be dumped from rock cars into the silo below. At this junction where Brewery Creek gets a breath of fresh air stands a kid holding a paintbrush: a Banksy (famous graffiti artist) ripoff. Part of the grain dust venting system, dislodged from its place above the dumping hatches under the grain cribs. A different kind of tree fort. Blue skies and rust-pocked siding contrast the high-altitude blue sky. By the time I had worked my way back to the tram, it was sunset. The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed. This big rusty sphere hides behind the incomplete 5-stack. I did not take the escape ladder to the surface, but I am told it pops up in the middle of a hill next to the missile silo doors.