Belden Fan This belt-run axle ran a turbine (now gone) to blow fresh air into the mine. Similar Images ...based on the tags: belts, circles, fans, machinery, vents... Fluorescent lights peel back from the walls like caterpillars, rearing up and away from the glare of the sunflower-fans. Sluice tables stretch into the darkness. A rooftop scene. The hoist signal dangling beside the modern mine shaft would ring a bell next to the giant electric motors that would send the men and machinery into the underground. This drying house was full of ventilation ducts, broken scales, and insulated carts to haul powder around the line. The side of Stelco and its scrubber-stacks. This is demolished now. The machine stood the Atlas missile up vertically over the blast pit, launching position, once the roof opened. The engine room. Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.