This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
…a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond.
The tangled telegraph lines between Mitchell and the engine house keep the old pole from topping in the wind.
A few remnants of the control room that were not vandalized at this point; now it’s a different story, unfortunately. The tile is glazed ceramic to be permanently nonconductive.
The elevator is stuck between floors.
I love the texture of the rust through the decaying yellow paint.
The Comm Room’s portals once supported many more conduits.
Cages and hooks to dry wet miner clothes.
Furnace #7, as seen from #6’s catwalks. Cue morning fog.