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... Someone’s abandoned to-do list. Here, the concentrated gold (and silver, and zinc, I would guess) would be loaded into trucks bound for the smelter. Molten copper pouring being a very dangerous thing to do by hand, this scale measured the load for the “Auto Caster” that actually formed the cooling copper in its molds. For 20 years, this served as the public library. According to blogger, this has been moved to Springer. Someone had helped themselves to one of the safety posters before my visit. One of the many small treasures hiding in the mill… A calendar and comic strip decorate the current pattern shelf in the building which was a coffin factory. The layout of the bins in an elevator office. On the National Mine property are two shafts, both serving the same workings. This one seems to have gotten some upgrades in the 1960s, judging from the condition of the metal.