Powdered coal would sit in these hoppers before they get mixed with water to make a slurry. Then the mixture is injected into the firebox and ignited to make a coal-powered flamethrower capable of boiling water very quickly.
Above the old machine shop is a packing building and a crate of cardboard label rolls.
Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.
Although the floors are pretty warped, I can’t imagine one could do many tricks off of them.
A wrecked pressure gauge and employee time cards.
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.
Look both ways, people.
Park Insurance Agency is no longer in business, nor would you be able to dial that phone number.