Levers and indicators to control and track the path of mine cars moving up and down the mine shaft. Note the mine depth indicators would trace paper… this is because the steel cables stretch out over time, so the line length changes with the years.
Without proper pressure, the steering engine was ineffective.
A diesel crane and conveyor belt tripper are the major pieces of equipment that dominate the dock.
Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860.
A quick vertical panorama taken on my back at the sweet spot of a great summer sunset. On the skylight is the torch-cut catwalk that used to link the outside of the smokestacks that vented the cupolas.
After a religious conversion from actors to projectors, a rebranding was in order.
The coal crusher (above) and the conveyor (left) to bring the powdered coal to furnace hoppers (right).
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
Some guerilla art for passing drivers on I-94 East to enjoy. Artist unknown.
Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.