The top floor’s old-fashioned hospital ways were too much to pass without a photo or two… with the paint falling off the walls it was as if the building was shedding its skin in an effort to become rejuvenated or useful.
Miners would sit in this room before going into the mine. The boards on the right indicated whether every single miner was “in” or “out”.
Considering the side of Boiler #3’s firebox, where it meets the boiler (between the cylinders). The top piece is where the exhaust is sucked into the chimney, one chimney for each pair of boilers.
Taking a midwinter hike in Cramer after a blizzard and ice storm was my idea. Do my friends seem upset to you? Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
I believe this is the push car, meaning it would push the charge in the oven out the opposite side into the train car.
Standing atop the dust collector, the factory breaks down into diverging patterns, processes.
Ceiling light fixtures sit on a broken gurney.
A high-ceilinged room where kegs would be delivered for cleaning, before they were refilled with fresh booze.