With the maintenance door open you can see the buckets on in the vertical conveyor.
Solvent pumping buildings, designed to explode upwards rather than outwards in an emergency, are forgotten near the milkweed.
Scanned after being recovered from the bottom of an old wooden box for a few years. Circa 2005.
Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today.
A little catwalk gives access to the most important gauges in the building. Behind them are huge vents and fans. I bet it got steamy in here.
One thing I like about the oppressive globalist-wrought future is the idea of numerically subdividing spaces; my geek side sort of wants to live in a flat that can be sorted by as Dewey Decimal-like code.
A sign facing the city on an exterior wall–a sort of motivational poster.
These aluminum powder kegs were forgotten in storage.
This elevator was built in 1922 and was used until the passing rails were removed in the mid-1970s.