Workers in the basement tunnels had to communicate with the workhouse operators 100 feet above and vice versa. Alarms and bells were installed to signal trouble over the sound of the elevator machinery.
Lessons from the day.
Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.
Did you leave in a hurry?
Behind the factory was an old truck, blocked in by overgrown trees on one side and the buildings on the other.
The floor IS the machine…
Outside the locker room without the sandwiches and beer… plenty of glass shards, though, if you feel like it.
What looks to be a skip for repairing the dock, in the concrete steeple.
I assume this sign used to sit near the highway that snakes around the mine and town.