2016. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2006 shot.
The hoist room, before it was used for storage.
A window for light and air pokes above the big arch in the hallway. Most of the interior ceilings were broad brick archways.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.
One of the covered rail loading docks. All of them were overgrown and rust-clad.
The piano must have been a nice distraction; there is very little to do in Roberts.
Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today.
Each room is painted a different hue, so the light reflecting into the hallway carries those colors. The blue padding on the left is for one of the padded rooms…
Dirty filters for some equipment hang, awaiting a purpose.