Part of the historical hospital was walled off with glass block.
In the mine offices, hooks and a board with numbers was the system to keep track of who was in the mine and who was safe.
You can see why so few products had bright packaging. If the can here was brown, you’d never see it in a dark wood cabinet.
The whole smelter ran on gravity… elevating the various raw materials and working with them until at the bottom of the furnace, copper poured out.
The right passageway is a carved staircase that winds upward to an old entrance. The left portal is one of the bigger and well-carved rooms… I would guess it’s part of the original caves.
In the brewhouse between the preheating tank and kettle room. The spiral staircase goes into a kettle annex where a few smaller stainless steel kettles hide. If you looked right from this frame you would see the bottom of one of the kettles like the bottom of a steel mixing bowl.
This picture tells half the story about the size of half of the complex. For Port Arthur, it’s average, but this would be a fantastically large elevator if it were anywhere else!
The end of the dock, done quickly and cheaply with wood. The towers were for lights, so ships could be loaded at all hours.