The windows reflect the sky. The bricks hit the ground.
The hoist signal dangling beside the modern mine shaft would ring a bell next to the giant electric motors that would send the men and machinery into the underground.
Latscher. Brick Graffiti Series.
Looking through the an access panel at the hoist room for Shaft No. 3. The cable had long ago been scrapped, along with the motors to drive the pulleys. I still admire the workmanship on the spool’s arching metal shell.
All electrical rooms were surrounded by walls, for obvious reasons. Now all the walls are gone, for reasons less obvious.
Inside the main entrance to the depot. Through the ‘To Station’ door, you can see some of the news stands. Look at the floor!
The EPA has been doing work on and off over the past few years, digging up the foundations of the demolished steel mill to clean up the site.
Pointing a light at my camera from down Miller Creek Drain. Do you see the scale of it? It’s huge!