The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators.
“W.N. ’86”. Brick Graffiti Series.
This low brick building is interesting to me.
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.
In the upper left of the image you can see where the gas tanks used to be, along with the concentration equipment. Along the bottom you can also see some of the many railroad tracks coming and going from the plant–the ones visible here were incoming tracks that carried in hard coal from the eastern US.
This load of lime seems to have been left right where it was loaded.
Moon of M.R. ‘1985. Brick Graffiti Series.
“Richard Glumac ’45”. Brick Graffiti Series.
A washout two thirds of the way down the tram gave me a place to relax in the thin air.