Old conveyor belts are draped over the sides of the ore chutes to cut down on the noise and wear of the dumping trains.
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.
Delmar #4 is like two elevators in one, in capacity and design.
I wonder when fluorescent lighting was added.
Upper Prize Street in Nevadaville earned the nickname ‘dogtown’ when a pack of dogs took over the abandoned houses.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
Halfway up the coal conveyor, covered in coal dust… black streaks of snot. Starting to get good.
No ambiguity here… miners, check in at this office.
A shuttered house at the end of the block doesn’t even have boards on it anymore.