Jobs Work never done. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: left-behind, numbers, peeling-paint, stencils... In the mine offices, hooks and a board with numbers was the system to keep track of who was in the mine and who was safe. Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860. Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house. The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators. The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot. Part of a series I am shooting of patriotic Americana left in abandoned factories. Judging by the bed, this room was used by employees in its later years. In the days before a centralized fire alarm system, coded whistle blasts would warn when and where a fire broke out. The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.