A bright red light blinks on the end of the abandoned dock to ward off passing boats.
A heavy steel rail door to help funnel explosions upward, rather than outward.
Kate for scale. Powder that passed the floatation level was flowed over sluice tables, another mass-based way of separating gold. I’ve never seen so many of these in one place. Though it was a hardrock mine, it worked more like a placer mine.
The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’.
The windows reflect the sky. The bricks hit the ground.
This picture tells half the story about the size of half of the complex. For Port Arthur, it’s average, but this would be a fantastically large elevator if it were anywhere else!
Halfway up the coal conveyor, covered in coal dust… black streaks of snot. Starting to get good.
Sawdust is the most classic of insulation materials.
Scrappers tried to take this steel pulley out of Fisher, but it proved too heavy.