The dry house is in the worse condition of the remaining buildings. This is where miners would change clothes.
This is the former air compressor house–one of them, at least–which turned steam power into air power to drive machinery across the production line.
A side door for the brick factory.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
Heavy steel doors to isolate the underground magnetic separation mill from Eagle Mine’s main tunnel.
A Merrill Piano from Boston, in the Recreation Room of the Front Dorm.
Paperwork litters the floors of the zinc mine offices.
This door used to open at river level, but it has since been built up and sealed with a steel grate. Still, the original doors (with original paint?) stand in the same place. Once they opened to the fresh air, now they are permanently sealed in the tunnels. This is the official entrance for inspecting the mine, hence fiber optic and ladder. Shortly after the plant was demolished, this entire area was resealed and alarmed.
A fallen branch smashed out this skylight years ago, and since then the bees have found this tiny toilet a perfect home. This is part of the hotel where employees slept.