Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.
Chutes connect the bottoms of the silos to a conveyor belt.
The nurse’s station on this floor, a ward still in its original design, featured a half-door where patients could get their medicine. Portra 160.
Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?
There were bins with hundreds of spools in them in the basement.
This building was 99 years old when it was demolished for the coal mine.
The steel sea leg is so heavy it requires a huge counterweight that travels the height of the elevator.
The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.