So much relies on one thing stacked on top of another thing.
Note the large belt pulley in the center of the frame. Follow the axel it’s on and you’ll see several belts still attached to the drive, which was originally steam-driven.
Soft rain on Vulcan’s ashy pyre… Both of these peaks are dead volcanos, too hard to be totally washed away by storms. As a result, they seem to rise dramatically from the flat valley.
The newer tunnels were fitted with these fluorescent lights, although some skylights (block glass embedded in skywalks) let in some natural light during the day.
The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.
A printing press in the attic of the Reception Hospital.
In some places in the mine shops, you can still make out narrow gauge track in the floors.
Timbers overlap where mine cars plunged, a strange wooden fence traced the center of the beams.
Halfway up the coal conveyor, covered in coal dust… black streaks of snot. Starting to get good.