Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.
This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats.
Inside the pilot copper concentrator.
Two small generators connected to a Frick steam engine.
The sterile room where yeast was grown for the fermentation process. Thanks much, my little alcohol-excreting buddies.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
The metallic arms of the missile erector, which would stand rockets over the blast pit in the launch position. Medium Format film–cheap but excellent Fomapan 100 in a Pentax 67.
Copper thieves haven’t left anything behind but the shell.
In one of the small offices there’s this machine that bills itself as “The Recorder.” I’m an old tech geek and I still don’t know what this really does.