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.
Scanned after being recovered from the bottom of an old wooden box for a few years. Circa 2005.
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”.
After climbing the elevator shaft to the illusive second level, a new pallet of colors were revealed.
The people that stayed here carved bowls from the mesa itself to collect water.
Sawdust is the most classic of insulation materials.
The sluice room was surrounded in fine grating. The company would want to finely control when the doors would be opened so the gold could be removed under supervision. No yellow bonus for the working man…
A massive water tower easily tucks into the shadow of Blast Furnace #6.
So much relies on one thing stacked on top of another thing.