When it was convenient, the sugar company would pull equipment, even pipes, from one mill for another.
A colorful makeshift wall.
Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides.
From my archives–the NorShor as an innocent gentleman’s club, called ‘the NorShor Experience’.
The State School stage, taken as it was getting scrapped.
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.
Levers and indicators to control and track the path of mine cars moving up and down the mine shaft. Note the mine depth indicators would trace paper… this is because the steel cables stretch out over time, so the line length changes with the years.
One thing that made the Eagle Mine unique is the underground mill, left of this picture. As the rocks moved down the mill, they would be turned into finer and finer powder.
The Bunk House was not just for sleeping, but it was for eating and recreation too. In one corner, near the door to the Blacksmith Shop (left) is this terrific stove, probably original (circa 1937).