Old Shafthouse Staircase Wide stairs between the ground, the mine shaft, and the dry house. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, graffiti, staircases, windows... This is what the complex looks like today to the bare eye. Dull, monochrome, quiet. This is one of the rooms near Shaft 1 that was converted to be a Dry Room, where workers would wash and change between shifts. Looking toward Mitchell from its last building. An open mine cars waits to be lowered back into Eagle Mine in front of the rust-locked modern mine shaft in the middle of Gilman. One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place. A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant. The pipes above sprayed water onto the hot coke. She’s a charmer. The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.