This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor.
Unit 4’s lower levels.
A massive steel sheer’s equally massive drive cog. Imagine the force.
In the mid-2000s, Peavey sealed the spaces between their Electric Steel Elevator bins. What they unwittingly created was a graffiti time capsule. “Impeach Bush”.
Part of the system below Dock 2.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
Before the gold could be extracted, the rock was turned to powder. Depending on the size of the steel balls inside the mill, the rock would be reduced to a certain size. So, multiple mills were usually used in stages.
This bay would host boxcars as workers would fill them with the fruits of the factory.
I really like the porcelain guides for the silk threads, probably used because they could be polished for perfect, persistent, smoothness.