Above the old machine shop is a packing building and a crate of cardboard label rolls.
Windows provided the 250-some workers with fresh air and light, and helped to keep flour dust from building up in the air, helping to prevent explosions. Today, machines control air flow better without windows, so they were bricked.
In the barracks.
Looking at Carrie from the place where the molten steel would be cast
Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex.
It’s not hard to see how Germany could turn these into a prison overnight.
Carvings on the back of a barracks building.
Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks.