The old movie theatre sign was sitting right inside the sealed front doors.
It remains unexplained what ‘serious results’ may stem from not reporting an accident, but when labor was cheap and unorganized I doubt anyone asked.
Parking strictly forbidden. A sign in front of Cheratte’s former truck shops.
The old mill (right) and power plant (left) with the new mill behind them.
An employee lunchroom with every door and window covered in vented steel.
The shaft house, where hydraulic steel doors allowed or denied entry into the mine shaft. Overhead is a light and alarm. If it sounds, the mine is being evacuated, and you best not go in and best stay the hell out of the way. Locals dump tires here, now.
To make sure the tourists aren’t scared off, the city painted the side of the elevator with one of its historic names.
Only two machines sit on the rails in the roundhouse, both oil cars. It’s not clear whether there’s anything inside either, but they have to have been placed here before 1970, when the turntable outside these numbered doors was removed.
An old sign directed patients and visitors back to toward the central parts of the hospital.