Lighthouse Basement The spiral staircase ends in the basement, where two oil tanks (for the lantern) and a freshwater tank (for the Keeper) were stored. The basement consists of two long arched vaults like this. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: archways, dark, favorites, lights, pillars, rusty, shadows, spiral-staircases, staircases, windows... 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. One leg of the headframe meets the hoist house. Two cranes are rusted in place. Outside the Chateau, where the fuel oil tank blocks the chapel. The office was redder than the rest of the building. The entrance to the cafeteria when I first saw it (around 2004) still had coats on the hanger. Now the walls aren’t even white anymore because water has removed all the latex paint. A staircase threads between the top floor and the sluices, which are in the middle of the dredge-mill. Numbers on a pillar counted tank capacity for a removed water container; an unhinged door in an unhinged factory beguiles those looking for an exit. The quenching water was reused over and over. An old fashioned lift.