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.
And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”)
The grand staircase with little balconies leaning over it. All the stone stairs are broken and graffiti marks every wall.
A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints.
In what has turned into a kind of industrial courtyard between four ovens some people have posted their tags. X was here.
A theater turned skate park. How did that happen?
On the middle level of the Poacher House. For a detailed view of the chart see ‘See Reverse’.