Power-up to cool down… would have been nice on the hot day I climbed on top of this machine.
Twin tracks exit a concrete wall below St. Anthony (Cathedral) Hill.
Lessons from the day.
The bricks routinely fell from the walls, like seeds falling from trees. On a smaller scale, new walls grew from the floors.
Don’t let Mitchell Engine House run out of steam…
The top floor of the nitrating house was full of switches and breakers for the operation below, each bearing a label and number. Nowadays everything is printed, but when INAAP was built, all these signs were painted by hand.
Without proper pressure, the steering engine was ineffective.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.