Standing where the Standard Oil’s boiler used to sit; the coal room is on the right, and would have been filled from trackside.
Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.
One chute drops grain on a conveyor for storage in the north silo cluster, while another is ready to deposit the flow where the conveyor cannot reach. Instead of engineering the belt to trip in reverse, the silos under the workhouses have their own chutes.
This mean-looking thing had a purpose, probably, but that function has been lost to decades of expansion.
Hard to find your seat when it doesn’t know its own name.
Taken from under the headframe.
This belt-run axle ran a turbine (now gone) to blow fresh air into the mine.