When Nopeming was affiliated with local farms, it often slaughtered its own livestock. This is the part of the hospital where food would be prepped, below the stage in the Service Building.
Worm in the path of raw ore where it would be dumped from rock cars into the silo below.
The great stenciled number on this chute caught my eye.
The only thing that signals that this was an office building, rather than another production floor, is the small amount of wood paneling that remains.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor.
No Bibles were left in the pews, only golf pencils.