This section of the production floor was constantly dripping. Someone had laid down giant plastic sheeting to attempt to protect the lower floors, but it hasn’t worked.
A long exposure of the side of the coke ovens, lit by the nearby streetlights.
If there was a problem with the conveyor belt, the grain would go out these chutes.
When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road.
…somebody get the number of that truck! Near the Day Rooms in the Paying Patient ward.
Shells of mixing buildings.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
Looking out from my perch close to the Kam toward the Ogilvie head house. To the left is a newer concrete annex, probably built in the years it bore the name Saskatchewan Pool 8.
“Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia.