Some warnings on the older battery which was visibly older than its eastern counterpart. This set of batteries had no railing between the side of the ovens and a long drop onto railroad tracks… I like this picture because it shows the effects of the heat and corrosive gasses on the area around the ovens.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
Gold, which has a relatively high mass, would drop through the slats of the sluice boxes as the water flowed over them. Around the dredge were a half dozen radiator pipes to keep the water flowing through the machines.
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
The end of the heating line allowed glass to cool slowly, and thus be stronger.
A machine to cast copper billets.
The perfect place to have a post-industrial picnic.
SFAAP’s iconic smokestacks. You’d notice if you drove past this on the highway.