The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
The common rooms bulge out of the institutional geometry of the wards.
A big sliding fire door opens onto a train dock.
Bayard Sugar Mill, as seen from the old power plant
The new steel door of the diesel car shops, built in 1948 and used through the 1960s, as seen from the service pit. On the top of the photograph you can see the exhaust vent.
One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly.
Different doors for different vehicles, I would guess. White Pine Mine used tire-based vehicles, rather than track-based, making it pretty different than other mines I’ve been to.
A big door into the fire pump room.
In the ward for the criminally insane, this door was the most-worn. Nail scratches mark the area around the peep hole, the wood is gouged everywhere from thrown chairs and hard kicks, and a ominous blood-colored stain is visible where it dripped in the second inset from the bottom. Aside from the damage, the coloring in this section was very vibrant, though it was probably little reprieve for those who had to work here.