Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front).
Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.
A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in.
The two antennae are retracted–the position they would be in if the base was under attack.
Even in monochrome, you can probably tell what colors were over Hastings that evening: Red, White, and Blue.
Looking across the catwalk attache to the elevated control room, in charge of the train dumping part of the operation.
These houses were built for the use of the lighthouse keepers in 1913 (left) and 1916 (right). The second house was added when the entry added a fourth light and required a second rotation. Today, there are no unbroken windows in either building.
A late look at the brewhouse, long after the stainless steel tanks were scrapped.