“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
Looking down a manlift on the ore dock side of the elevator. It’s a belt-less belt-o-vator!
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 newer train barn for the SK Pool 4 complex has a car tipper that would clamp and turn the grain cars to dump them into hoppers. FP-100c.
Early bird catches the shadow of Battle Mountain blaring across the ghost town.
The valley is full of rocky peaks that stand out from the winding creeks, which only truly run after storms. It is a very beautiful place.
On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
A diesel crane and conveyor belt tripper are the major pieces of equipment that dominate the dock.
The very top of the Administration Tower’s spiral staircase. There’s an old antenna of some kind there, as you can see.