The laundry building, where many of the tunnels came to an end. It looks very East Coast industrial to me.
Between the ice chute and the back of the north section of the cellars, a little pillar shows where a room used to be. The ceiling’s disintegration has since filled the space, which seems to be the last point of expansion in the cave–this was last carved in the mid-1840s.
Looking into the half-demolished, half-dismantled conveyor for the sea leg.
I made this picture to give the reader a sense of the slope between the mine buildings and the base of the concentrator. The whole area was really steep, and sometimes required scrambling to get up and down the Picayune Gulch for short distances.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
The railing were jealous of both the bricks and bits, and chose instead to dissolve like this.
I wanted to see the third floor to get a better view, but the third floor had already been demolished. The old walls had cascaded down the staircases. This building is gone, now, as you can expect.
Employee lockers near the stage, Service Building.
This seems to be the space where upholstery patterns would be drafted. On the table were half-finished notes on a new design.