Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious.
The bricks routinely fell from the walls, like seeds falling from trees. On a smaller scale, new walls grew from the floors.
Ultimately, it was the bad roof that doomed these buildings.
Looking out of the labs at the company garages.
The front door to the auditorium.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
The nitrating house was a chemically dangerous place, so it had thick metal and concrete shield for every station right next to an emergency shower.
Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7. The office (first floor), laboratory (second floor) and mill behind it. Everything was clean and pristine.
The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator.