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... From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick. One of the few doors. I like to imagine this as fountain. In the power house corner is this gratuitously gigantic doorway. It used to be even bigger, too, as indicated by the brick arch another foot over the top windows. The top of the giant arched windows facing the Mississippi and the swing bridge. This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop. The side of Saskatchewan Wheat Pool #7, still active, is hypnotizingly regular. From a distance, its texture resembles parchment. Its color resembles the color of the wheat in late October. One of the three ovens where the powder would be heater to over 2000 degrees… hot enough to fuse iron, but not hot enough to liquify it. Global Trading remarked the building in the mid-60s, but far above the door is the old ‘Detroit Shipbuilding’ paint, though it’s faint nowadays.