MPE3- Humphrey Manlift Looking down a manlift on the ore dock side of the elevator. It’s a belt-less belt-o-vator! Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: belt-elevators, catwalks, circles, elevators, grates, heights, mossy, rusty, snow... In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark. Perhaps this office was for a film studio or music producer. Funny how sensitive modern English speakers have become to gendered language. I doubt the workers here–almost all female–were offended by this posting for ‘Workmen’s Compensation’. The holes were for men to poke reluctant ore with long poles, with the hope that a lucky jab would let the load slide down into the boat below. Now they’re just traps. Quincy Smelter, 2014. An emergency slide to help workers evacuate the blending house in an emergency. Looking out the finishing end of the sintering plant at a network of torched-off catwalks through a maze of rust and asbestos. Paradise. I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short. The approach to Dock 4 is long demolished, so it is only accessible when the lake freezes.