A natural stone floor in Brewery Creek’s upper path has been worn smooth.
The end of the new elevator. Line of bird droppings follow the fire sprinkler pipes and wires in the room.
Observing War City in the midst of an electric storm. This photo is lit almost entirely by lightning.
Past the underground repair shop is this cliffside adit.
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.
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
This bay would host boxcars as workers would fill them with the fruits of the factory.
The basements of the barracks were often stone and brick, and many of them were connected by short tunnels.