Kate & Jess Now, to add a human scale. Similar Images ...based on the tags: demolition, fire-escapes, heights, people, quarantine, smokestacks, tracks... Where the drain changes shape from round concrete to arched brick. The turned rail was to prevent runaway cars from going over the end of the dock and into the lake. Because the shaft is nearly vertical, rocks riding inside shift a lot. To keep them from breaking down the door and raining into the shaft. Hunter climbing up to the coal tower. A quick shot to show the mineshaft in context with the smelter. Did I mention the smelter’s stack is unreasonably gigantic? It’s not a good sign when you can see the chimney through the roof. At the top of the Head Frame, over the silo, a space is hollowed-out for ore cars to dump their load before going back underground in search of copper. Chicago looks in as we look out, for holes and trolls where anything goes. Allouez had already suffered one major fire. It didn’t need another–especially under Dock 1’s wooden approach.