The top floor of the nitrating house was full of switches and breakers for the operation below, each bearing a label and number. Nowadays everything is printed, but when INAAP was built, all these signs were painted by hand.
Looking out of the labs at the company garages.
The coal extractor swings back and forth, ripping coal from the ground and throwing it on a conveyor belt to be burned a few miles away.
Steel mine hoists, near the place they worked, wait for scrap prices to justify their final removal from Osceola, Michigan.
Camera: Voigtlander Bessa Film: Acros 100
Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
Model: Devan. Instagram: sextmachine
Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below.