One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
Looking through perfectly clear water into an abandoned mine room. My guess is that it contained some pumps to keep the mine dry and equipment related to the elevators.
I found a face.
The view from the larry, looking out at the overgrowing coke oven top. Papers listed the order of the charges for each oven, noting the sticky doors and persistent leaks. Emergency respirators and rescue gear was stored close, as long exposure to emissions from the rusty hatches could make worker pass out on the top of the ovens.
This picture shows the challenges of moving around underground in the base.
Asbestos-cord-wrapped glass tongs piled in a shed next to the pouring line.