The great entrance to the Service Building shows the detail once present in the old hospital.
A mix of brick and stone construction where the stock house meets the cellars. The caves brought well water to the brewery and drained the refuse away, and the various sewer connections are visible here and tell the story of the company’s expansion above.
I love this original brick archway, near the narrow gauge shop. Gorgeous!
An iron gate separates vaults below the barracks.
This picture shows the challenges of moving around underground in the base.
Sadly, this picture is dated from the fact there’s a single piece of glass unbroken. Since this was taken, the entrance to the church has been vandalized even more.
This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.
A typical room in the barracks, reinforced from mortars and light shelling, possibly.