One of the cupola air intakes, rattled loose by the demolition downstairs, hangs stranded on the second floor. You can see that the floor I’m standing on in this picture used to extend all the way to the right wall. The blue paint on the wall made the climb absolutely worth it.
The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it.
The east side of the boiler shop sported a platform with a control booth and heavy machine mounts. Note the door that replaces the lower section of stairs for explorers.
Cages and hooks to dry wet miner clothes.
The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN.
Kat’s pretty cool.
Everything is texture.
The railing were jealous of both the bricks and bits, and chose instead to dissolve like this.
Looking into the tunnel system from below the Women’s Ward. The tunnels were used mostly by staff to move food and laundry.