Next to the generator room is the pump room, which moved steam around the complex.
Looking out of a door to nowhere at the fiery sky above.
Looking up the grand stair at the second floor.
Water at the bottom of the silo was perfectly clear.
A few from atop the steam gauges along the western wall. The turbines were scrapped quickly after the plant closed, it seemed.
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.
A splash of pink across an otherwise boring sign caught my eye in the old elevator.
Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.