Powdered coal would sit in these hoppers before they get mixed with water to make a slurry. Then the mixture is injected into the firebox and ignited to make a coal-powered flamethrower capable of boiling water very quickly.
Funny how sensitive modern English speakers have become to gendered language. I doubt the workers here–almost all female–were offended by this posting for ‘Workmen’s Compensation’.
Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum.
These stairs lead to the balcony.
In the nitrating house.
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.
An ajar car elevator car afar, technically.
Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!