I believe this is the push car, meaning it would push the charge in the oven out the opposite side into the train car.
The last batch of molded metal stuck in the chute, this metallurgical furnace was falling apart brick by disintegrating brick b the time I got to it. On the upper floors there is a sophisticated network of vents and chimneys to make these little furnaces as hot as possible.
A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill.
The tops of the coke stoves.
I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short.
Iron becoming dirt becoming birches.
The front door to the auditorium.
This “pit” would allow workers to crawl below locomotives to service them.
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.