The hike to the village is steep. This is looking into the valley from the halfway point.
Before the gold could be extracted, the rock was turned to powder. Depending on the size of the steel balls inside the mill, the rock would be reduced to a certain size. So, multiple mills were usually used in stages.
The factory’s first aid room and laboratory. Sure makes me wonder how safe the lab was!
A close-up look at the distressed, but beautiful, staircase in the brewhouse.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
A view of the Harris offices, complete with great block glass.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
The sluice room was surrounded in fine grating. The company would want to finely control when the doors would be opened so the gold could be removed under supervision. No yellow bonus for the working man…
Every asylum I’ve every documented has a shuffleboard game painted on the floor.