Gutted Battery Looking into the coke batteries in the extant oven… chunks of coke are still hanging from the inner walls, despite the exterior’s wrecking ball pummeling. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: brickwork, clones, furnaces... The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’. Offices above the labs. Note all the air handling equipment. I love the utilitarian design. The tops of the coke stoves. I can confirm the existence of the long-rumored Federal Rectangle Research Institute labs. Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke. Part of the grain drier system in ADM #1 crawls up the side of the building like a steel vine. Sarah below Cascade Park. This space was destroyed when the park flooded. The side stairs were worn smooth by use. The top of the giant arched windows facing the Mississippi and the swing bridge.