The cladding on the 1926 elevator is beginning to submit to the high velocity prairie winds.
The last of four radar domes on the base.
The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.
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.
A wrecked pressure gauge and employee time cards.
The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it.
A familiar scene in Control Tower B, though the microphone has not been used for years.
A wounded flour mill, muscled into the corner to keep out of the way.