This corner of the building was the coal room, used to feed the two big boilers inside. The steam equipment has been replaced with electric, so this section may not have changed much in the past decades.
The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN.
Designed by Taylor himself, the spring house was the site of many parties in its day. You can imagine sipping fresh-tapped whiskey here with your Sunday clothes with soft music and the sounds of the river mixing in the background. Note the key-hole-shaped spring hole.
I don’t think we’re anywhere near maximum pressure anymore.
Heavy steel doors to isolate the underground magnetic separation mill from Eagle Mine’s main tunnel.
Note the severed skyway–that led to a set of grain elevators that have since been demolished.
Sluice tables stretch into the darkness.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
Camera: Pentax 67. Film: Kodak Ektar 100.
Serve [unknown] Build… What do you think the middle says? Tell me in the comments.