Another. Planet. Coal crushers and the coke loading line.
The conveyorway that carried the sintering material to the mixing floor at the top of the plant.
On the left is the broken glass room that contains the controls for the cable spool, now gone, that sat in the metal shell on the right. The stairs led down to the hoisting engine itself. You can make out the slits where the cable ran up to the headframe tower through the gaping archway.
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.
The nurse’s station on this floor, a ward still in its original design, featured a half-door where patients could get their medicine. Portra 160.
Cracked gauges have a certain quality that hearkens to movies, I think. One can imagine the gauges going off the scales before dramatically cracking, throwing glass right at the camera. This damage, however, is unfortunate vandalism.
Death. About two seconds after the explosives were triggered.
One of the few doors.
A board to track which miners are underground. Low tech, but very effective.