Looking past the hoist room (left) toward Shaft No. 1, behind the concrete head frame built in the late 1940s. This shaft could haul equipment from ground level (below) to shop level, where the picture was taken.
Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant.
A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator!
See http://www.thecarriedeer.com/ for details.
I wonder if these windows were bricked after the 1950 explosion with the hopes that, if another silos blew, the people in this office would be better protected.
Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.
The entrance to the cafeteria when I first saw it (around 2004) still had coats on the hanger. Now the walls aren’t even white anymore because water has removed all the latex paint.