No ambiguity here… miners, check in at this office.
The annex casts a long shadow over its old headhouse and the former UGG (currently Vitera C) elevator. Arista 100.
The top floor’s old-fashioned hospital ways were too much to pass without a photo or two… with the paint falling off the walls it was as if the building was shedding its skin in an effort to become rejuvenated or useful.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
The city has taken steps to prevent the curious and the desperate from going into the elevators, including piling rocks against the doors and windows.
This is a room where the actual explosive elements were mixed. In the event of an accident, this glass wall would give way before the concrete and thus direct the flames and shockwave away from the rest of the building. In other words, the glass is not just to get a lot of wonderful natural light into the building.
Bayard Sugar Mill, as seen from the old power plant
In the steam plant, steam pipes bundled in canvas and asbestos criss-cross the walls.