The old crane swung on windier days over the Worthington Steam Pump. This is probably last used to disassemble the antique generators, which are all now gone.
Note the tiled floor between the bucket conveyors and an old mill.
An ad hoc scrawl remembers some long-done project.
These corner pilings served as bumpers… a little assurance against wind, ice, and new captains.
Watching the comings and goings of doctors, nurses and new patients was a mainstay of asylum routine; one can find it easy to imagine pale faces pressed against the block glass windows, staring out at the world moving past them.
Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides.
This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop.
The mine was built with stone, wood, and steel. It’s in good condition.
An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.