A portrait of the second school of McConnell, built in 1937.
One level below where the cotton was nitrated, the fumes must have been powerful. This floor had several massive ventilation fans in its walls.
Beside the shaft building are two fans on skids, indicating they were used underground.
There were a few large houses on the Old Crow property where employees would live. The glen had little housing.
Looking out of Kurth Malt a the neighbors–the silos past Electric Steel are those of the Froedert Malt Company, now gone.
The hoist room, before it was used for storage.
To get more light into the wards, the building was narrow and had angular rooms, often staff space, perpendicular to the main hallway.
Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out.
Standing on the fence barricade that used to keep squatters out of the tunnel, the size of the space is impressive. What you see here is the current length of the tunnel; I set up a flashlight at the end to illuminate the concrete wall that is the lower portal.