An experimental shaft dug in the 1950s and its Hoist House.
These stairs were probably removed to discourage scrapping and graffiti. Ask me if it worked.
The Beeghley was launched in 1958… you can see it unloading limestone here with its retrofitted self-unloader. Update: This ship has been renamed the ‘James L. Oberstar’ after the Minnesota Senator. [Read more on Boardnerd.com here: http://www.boatnerd.com/pictures/fleet/oberstar.htm]
When Nopeming was affiliated with local farms, it often slaughtered its own livestock. This is the part of the hospital where food would be prepped, below the stage in the Service Building.
When the factory’s production line was up for auction, many parts were removed, crated and labeled with big painted numbers to ease their removal by buyers. Not everything sold, however, so not one dark corner of the factory seems without a pile of dislocated industrial junk.
One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly.
A panorama next to a long abandoned adit. The tram has seen better days.