This sign was important when trains ran the length of the elevator.
Sunrise in the orphanage… between classrooms and whispers.
Note the pit is filled in here.
Footprints of houses past; tailings of mines past.
Chains connected hooked baskets and lockers to hoist up clothes and helmets when they were above ground. Whether wet with sweat or dry street clothes, the system worked to unclutter lockers and maintain air circulation around subterranean uniforms.
Chester Creek’s lower sections change, demarking decades of change for Superior Street.
The bits with handles are the filters with screens of different sizes. Larger grain particles would be stopped at the top for further reduction via the mills, while the powder at the bottom would be run through another bolter–one of the refinement stages in flour production.
To get more light into the wards, the building was narrow and had angular rooms, often staff space, perpendicular to the main hallway.
A burned and rusted control panel in the corner of the new hoist room.