McConnell, MB Elevator A Scale One of the last improvements to this elevator was the addition of a new scale in 1968. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: offices, scales, wooden... In the middle of the foundry, an office is untouched by scrappers, legal and not. Inside, warnings and catalogs for machines that are gone, obsolete, and melted down. Much of the milling equipment predated the mill itself, so I would not be surprised if this particular machine really dates to 1860. When I wasn’t paying enough attention on the rotten balcony, I accidentally put my foot through a rotten floorboard. I snapped a picture to remember the moment. In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark. On the extended engine bay… The stage of the theatre still holds hymnals and other vestiges of its time as a church. A 24-hour clock that reeks of the 1970s. A ladder stenciled “LTV”–the failed steel company that built this dock. There is more, if you look closer. A broken scale in Isabella A, next to an old wood stove. The hoist signal dangling beside the modern mine shaft would ring a bell next to the giant electric motors that would send the men and machinery into the underground.