Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today.
I am not sure what this structure is, but it seems to be put together like a gold mill. It existed in 1952, and seems to be from about that period.
The coal extractor swings back and forth, ripping coal from the ground and throwing it on a conveyor belt to be burned a few miles away.
Easier-to-demolish parts of the power plant were torched apart. Catwalks to nowhere meant lots of dead ends.
Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered.
About a second after the explosives were triggered.
Many outdoor areas of the plant have become unofficial city dumps. The skeleton doesn’t care.
Inside the Beulah elevator were all of the original notices and notices. These are instructions for filling rail cars with flour sacks.
It seems logical that, at one time, a rock crusher was installed at the base of the mine rails shown here at the top of the Concentrator. Rocks small enough to fit between the rails would automatically bypass the crusher and continue to the work floor via the hopper below.