This picture shows all three areas of the substation. In the foreground is the transformer room, the tallest space. The darker room in the middle is the motor generator room. The room at the end through the door is the control room and office area.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
David Aho pictured.
Safety signs decorated every floor, machine and, yes, door. This message spoke to me for reasons my coworkers will understand; suffice to say, I need to take this message to heart.
2015. Water damage hastens the decay of the annex and its stage. Every time I visit this room, the chairs are in different places. Kodak Portra 400 in a Voigtlander Bessa.
There were a few large houses on the Old Crow property where employees would live. The glen had little housing.
I would wager that National Mine became the dumping ground for Chain O’ Mines as the company began to fail.
This dock goes between loading bays (see glass brick walls) and the railroad.
Rubber dock boots still sits under the desk in the dock office, near keys to rusted locks and files of fired employees.