Like a railgun pointed at the Rockies… the boom would direct tailings–junk rock–outside of the dredge pond.
This section of the hospital recently collapsed.
This gives a sense of the scale and the water damage of the old side (brick, rather than concrete) of the roundhouse.
The main staircase of the old hospital had… problems.
A washout two thirds of the way down the tram gave me a place to relax in the thin air.
In what Studebaker called the ‘Materials Building’ are these giant concrete bins of fine molding sand, there for casting metal parts using the molten metal from the adjoining building. On the far left side there is a train track and once upon a time a gantry crane traced the room under the roof
This part of the roundhouse was being brought down by rain and gravity.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
This corner of the building was the coal room, used to feed the two big boilers inside. The steam equipment has been replaced with electric, so this section may not have changed much in the past decades.