Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
Without a roof, the bricks were being washed away in the later years of the roundhouse.
Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
Easier-to-demolish parts of the power plant were torched apart. Catwalks to nowhere meant lots of dead ends.
Hand painted fire extinguisher notices and a long room which I strongly suspect was a pattern cutting room.
Those able to work would be compelled to help fix up the facility, grow, harvest, and prepare food for fellow ‘inmates’, or work on vocational skills.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.