About a second after the explosives were triggered.
Looking to the chapel addition from the Chateau.
Gloves hang in the basement of the former quality assurance labs.
One basement room has a pile of x-rays of miners, taken and stored by the company.
In the mine offices, a training manual for miners sits open. Here’s how you signal to the surface if you are trapped after a disaster.
Note the wood and rubber wheels on this powder cart.
An example of a typical desk at Buckstaff… messy, but everything’s there. It probably looks much as it did in 2011 when the plant closed.
Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery.