Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
Only two machines sit on the rails in the roundhouse, both oil cars. It’s not clear whether there’s anything inside either, but they have to have been placed here before 1970, when the turntable outside these numbered doors was removed.
It was obvious which parts of the hospital were the newest, by their relative utter self destruction. It’s comforting to the Cubical Dwellers, I think, to know that as soon as the power and plumbing are disconnected that all hell will break loose and dismantle their suspended ceilings, drywall boxes and fluorescent suns in no time at all.
Labeling line elevator.
Since this picture was taken, the roof has totally collapsed in this area.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.