Basement Kitchens When Nopeming was affiliated with local farms, it often slaughtered its own livestock. This is the part of the hospital where food would be prepped, below the stage in the Service Building. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: doors, shadows, squares, yellow... Behind one of the kitchens is one of the few pieces of furniture remaining. Beside it, a small electric space heater–small by 1970s standards. Looking out at the abandoned neighborhood around the house. A new loading shed to fill train cars. The floor in this building (now demolished) was very rotten. This picture was taken through a window from very firm ground. Miners would sit in this room before going into the mine. The boards on the right indicated whether every single miner was “in” or “out”. The pits have long since been filled so the roundhouse could be used for storage. This was a living space for the keepers during storms, when it was too dangerous to return to the houses on the point. Through a section of the tailings boom where mountain winds tore open the sheet metal around the conveyor, I poked my head out. Looking into the engine works from the concrete addition.