This elevator came crashing down, perhaps from the topmost floor. I wonder what it sounded like.
The steam plant could be vertically traversed with this one-man belt driven elevator.
When the Mitchell project is complete, I’ll miss the textures on the face of the boiler.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
The old crane swung on windier days over the Worthington Steam Pump. This is probably last used to disassemble the antique generators, which are all now gone.
The first 800 or so feet of the tunnel is finished with reinforced concrete. The test is raw stone. This is the spot where it switches. Side note: nailing this shot on film is one of my proudest light-painted moments.
Part of the plant has been reused as a scrap metal yard.
The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped.