A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
Cheratte lives on in the shadow of its abandoned coal mine, although most of the shops are abandoned and many of the city’s landmarks have fallen into disrepair. Like other Belgian mining towns, those who have stayed in the town have kept up their apartments, so much of the company-building duplexes and homes are in great condition.
The windows reflect the sky. The bricks hit the ground.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
A humble prairie elevator at Fannystelle, Manitoba. What a name!
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.
Before each warhead was crated, it was inspected.
It would be a shame if this building is not preserved. Word is (as of 2015) that construction may start on this section soon.