Core Samples The mark of a long producing mine is these racks of thousands of core samples, stored next to the capped mine shaft. Similar Images ...based on the tags: core-samples, left-behind... Lessons from the day. Ready for some science? Strap-in and get your goggles. Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill. A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator! Records of dead machines rot on the accounting office floor. A bank of vertical filing cabinets, probably dating to National Guard days. Graffiti by performing artists that hit the stage in the 1990s. I’m no musician, but I do not think it is being played low enough. The floor IS the machine… Books in nooks and not getting a look… about the crook with hooks that cooks.