I assume this sign used to sit near the highway that snakes around the mine and town.
The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
Park Insurance Agency is no longer in business, nor would you be able to dial that phone number.
Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.
One of the only modern features aboard was its bow and stern thrusters, which would have helped the Ford a lot, if it was not for the fact that without a working engine, forward motion was impossible. Strangely, even before it was scrapped, it could probably move side to side.
Thousands of tags in a supply closet. Each has lots its meaning.
Part of a series I am shooting of patriotic Americana left in abandoned factories.
The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.
Patented in 1965 and produced by Specialized Mass Markets. User would insert token and use a rotary-phone-style dial to enter their token number. The machine would tally the numbers and indicate winners depending on the sum of said numbers. See USPTO US3455557.