In the mine offices, a training manual for miners sits open. Here’s how you signal to the surface if you are trapped after a disaster.
The floor IS the machine…
Seven TV sets and not one shows my reflection. I’d also like to point out not two of these are the same.
Clothing and a guest bed left behind.
Jars like these were used to measure the volume of fluid pumped out of TB patients’ lungs.
I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.
Patented in 1965 and produced by Specialized Mass Markets. User would insert token and use a rotary-phone-style dial to enter their token number. The machine would tally the numbers and indicate winners depending on the sum of said numbers. See USPTO US3455557.
One of the many small treasures hiding in the mill…
The factory’s first aid room and laboratory. Sure makes me wonder how safe the lab was!