The sexiest feature of Kurth is this steel arch over the silos on its south side. The manholes in the floor open to the silos directly, and flimsy grates might catch a hurried worker. Grates were removable so that workers could descend into the concrete tubes, so a few are missing today.
A massive water tower easily tucks into the shadow of Blast Furnace #6.
A small machine shop level.
I wish I had the equipment then that I have now… I look back at these 10-year-old pictures and can’t ignore all the grain.
Looking through the washer that is the first stop for the dredgings.
Outside the Chateau, where the fuel oil tank blocks the chapel.
Local kids probably call this the ‘Shootin’ Shack’, judging by its war wounds.
Taken from the most forward part of the windlass room to show how the front of the ship opens up from the front wedge. Note the giant anchor chains and foam strapped to the frontmost beam.
One of the only extant assembly line tracks in the body painting department. No photographer leaves Fisher 21 without capturing some version of this spot; hope you like mine.