Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
One of the oldest buildings had a wide central staircase with well worn steps. They were utilitarian and beautiful.
An old handcart sits next to a rotting elevator.
The coal water power plant stack accompanied the smell of an arson.
This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
Before each warhead was crated, it was inspected.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.