Without a roof, the bricks were being washed away in the later years of the roundhouse.
An example of a typical desk at Buckstaff… messy, but everything’s there. It probably looks much as it did in 2011 when the plant closed.
This is where the lime would spill out.
One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very.
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
Funny how sensitive modern English speakers have become to gendered language. I doubt the workers here–almost all female–were offended by this posting for ‘Workmen’s Compensation’.
Rubber dock boots still sits under the desk in the dock office, near keys to rusted locks and files of fired employees.
The shaft house, where hydraulic steel doors allowed or denied entry into the mine shaft. Overhead is a light and alarm. If it sounds, the mine is being evacuated, and you best not go in and best stay the hell out of the way. Locals dump tires here, now.
Books in nooks and not getting a look… about the crook with hooks that cooks.