This “pit” would allow workers to crawl below locomotives to service them.
Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious.
An exit from the concourse.
The scale of the grain hoppers helps tell the story of how large Hamm’s was in its day.
The old men’s ward is an example of what the hospital resembled before part of the complex was modernized. Small rooms, light switches outside the door, small observation windows set into heavy wood. If you ask me, though, the tile work across the floors is the most spectacular.
This might have been part of the Pioneer Pellet Plant. It looks to be a ball mill, which pulverizes ore by spinning it with thousands of ball bearings.
This used to be one of the office doors, but it’s been removed (apparently without malcontent) and placed in the shop area.