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.
The old men’s ward is an example of what the hospital resembled before part of the complex was modernized. Small rooms, light switches outside the door, small observation windows set into heavy wood. If you ask me, though, the tile work across the floors is the most spectacular.
In the barracks.
Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant.
This load of lime seems to have been left right where it was loaded.
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
The bits with handles are the filters with screens of different sizes. Larger grain particles would be stopped at the top for further reduction via the mills, while the powder at the bottom would be run through another bolter–one of the refinement stages in flour production.