One of the principal businesses in McConnell was a farm implement and lumber store. This is too new to have been bought there, but I like that it’s still on the edge of town. It’s more comfortable than the emptiness beyond, that used to be a little prairie town.
Inside the pilot copper concentrator.
The power pulley that ran air compressors straight off of the steam plant’s axel.
Next to the generator room is the pump room, which moved steam around the complex.
Beautiful belt wheels above the grain cribs. Getting to the spot where this was taken is now impossible, and I don’t know whether these remain or not anymore.
When a big motor rusted free of its ceiling mount, it smashed onto this workbench.
Looking at the side of 4B from the roof of its car shed.
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.
The porcelain hoops guided the silk threads through the device.