And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”)
Lacy hated playing for people. She wanted to make the piano speak back to her, not make people stare.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
The sluice room was surrounded in fine grating. The company would want to finely control when the doors would be opened so the gold could be removed under supervision. No yellow bonus for the working man…
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.
Between the room with mold sand and the space where the car’s metal bits would be put together, a pillar is marked as structurally vital.
Beside the shaft building are two fans on skids, indicating they were used underground.