The coal crusher (above) and the conveyor (left) to bring the powdered coal to furnace hoppers (right).
The pit on the left was one of two that accommodated the bottom half of the Motor Generators, which converted AC to DC.
It’s pretty unusual to find a fireplace like this in the midst of a factory.
The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator.
Devan setting up his 4×5 camera.
This movable chute came off its rails.
2013. A perfect summer day meets a beautiful old roundhouse on the edge of town.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab.