Humphrey Manlift Cage The steam plant could be vertically traversed with this one-man belt driven elevator. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: belt-elevators, black&white, boilers, chutes, control-panels, elevators, funnels, ladders, stokers... Much of the plant depended on steam, not only for heat but for mechanical power. Looking through the hole where a glass pane once was at the Columbus Mine ruins, just south of Animas Forks. It was quiet when I took the picture, but for the gurgle of the nearby Animas River. Part of a furnace control panel. Bits of pulp hang from a rough grate on the first floor of the plant, which was dark because all of the equipment blocked the light. This is a grate picture. Kodak Tri-X 400, Leica M7. Serious enough to write across the side of the tank, but not serious enough to have a sign made. Looking toward Sleeping Giant from the workhouse. A shallow creek traces Illinois Gulch toward the Chain O’ Mines mill. Ball mills are laid out in the sun. Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today. A bank of vertical filing cabinets, probably dating to National Guard days.