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... Beds line a basement room that is part way between the concepts of inside and outside. Boards and bricks were falling while I was photographing it—stay out. I love this original brick archway, near the narrow gauge shop. Gorgeous! I can confirm the existence of the long-rumored Federal Rectangle Research Institute labs. The tops of the coke stoves. 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. There are 700 of these storage bunkers. Their design was to funnel explosions upward, rather than toward other buildings, to minimize secondary explosions. Sarah below Cascade Park. This space was destroyed when the park flooded. Part of the grain drier system in ADM #1 crawls up the side of the building like a steel vine. One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.