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... Furnace #6; its catwalk and tapway. Note the lever-operated gutter-blockers. I like to imagine this as fountain. Looking at Carrie from the place where the molten steel would be cast Don’t know what’s heavier… the bricks or shadows. This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop. 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. From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick. Early bird gets the blast furnace. You gotta love that ore yard gantry crane. Small rooms in the basement of the asylum were seemingly too tiny to be used, even for storage.