In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.
Van Dyke Cab Company and Yellow Cab served the terminal in lieu of a streetcar loop downtown, which was planned but never built.
Sprays of water kept the muddy mixture flowing across the sluices, which filtered out gold particles from gravel and dirty.
Coming to an inspirational poster near you… what should it read? ADVENTURE AWAITS? Don’t hang posters. Go outside.
The left tunnel goes to the opposite side of the car elevator seen on the right. There was a time when Fords were shipped by barge on the Mississippi. This freight elevator brought them from the assembly floor to river level. A separate elevator was for moving men and silica up and down.
The front door to the auditorium.
Spring melt flows down the rusty rock house. In the background is the frame for the shaft.
Note the wood and rubber wheels on this powder cart.
At noon, the lower skylights around the shops glow yellow-green, thanks to the flora blooming on the roof above.