Looking past the hoist room (left) toward Shaft No. 1, behind the concrete head frame built in the late 1940s. This shaft could haul equipment from ground level (below) to shop level, where the picture was taken.
This is one of the more private rooms in the old section of the hospital. It likely only accommodated one patient.
The sidewalks are littered with rocks.
The building on the right was where parts not assembled onto vehicles would be set in crates for shipment.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
A steel powder keg serves as a door prop on the static-proof wood core floor. Note the ‘XXX’ marking to the left of the double door.
Holes were cut into the floor to extract equipment from the basements. it was interesting to see the I-beams extending through all the levels of Studebaker.
The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.
I am not sure what caused the discoloration, but two of the walls near the door to the machine shop are stained yellow-red. I assume this had to do with the walls in relation to blowing piles of iron ore, and that the walls have been partly infused with iron oxide. Any other ideas?