In the mine offices, hooks and a board with numbers was the system to keep track of who was in the mine and who was safe.
Molten copper pouring being a very dangerous thing to do by hand, this scale measured the load for the “Auto Caster” that actually formed the cooling copper in its molds.
These aluminum powder kegs were forgotten in storage.
A bunk room, minus the bunks.
Silverton’s elevator, pictured here, is still active.
Between the ice chute and the back of the north section of the cellars, a little pillar shows where a room used to be. The ceiling’s disintegration has since filled the space, which seems to be the last point of expansion in the cave–this was last carved in the mid-1840s.
It’s pretty unusual to find a fireplace like this in the midst of a factory.