Furnace #7, as seen from #6’s catwalks. Cue morning fog.
I didn’t test the rungs, but I bet the view was incredible.
Looking out of the labs at the company garages.
This picture is perhaps the most appropriate in its visual depiction of how unstable the mill was. 1. Note the lack of stairs on the spiral staircase; they’re rusted and twisted apart, not simply cut off. 2. Notice the cracked concrete on the lower left corner; that was cracking as I was standing on it taking this photo, and don’t think there’s anything under that to begin to stop one’s fall. 3. You’re looking into an open elevator shaft; its safety cage is sliced away and wide open.
On this production line, the office was elevated far above the floor.
2010. A skyway connecting two Which tube carried the beer? I hope it’s the big one!
Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered.
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.
What appears to be a building once associated with King Elevator is now a defunct scuba company. To the right of the frame you can see how the concrete on the elevator is beginning to show its rebar.