A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints.
Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex.
An old fashioned lift.
One of the generators, weeks before it was taken apart to be shipped to another power plant somewhere else.
The small door leads to the offices, the large door leads to the shop. My back at this time is to the corrugated steel wall. At the time I wondered why there was just one steel wall, not knowing that 40 years before there was another spot for an engine here. This section of the roundhouse has become a sort of town dump–car seats, cans of paint and tires are piled into its corners.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
This rod mill (?) was made in Denver Colorado at a factory now buried by condos. #justdenverthings
Chester Creek takes many such sliding dives where it empties into Lake Superior.
The south wall of the power plant. Its sheet metal skin couldn’t fit around the structure, it seems… note the very strange protruding superstructure.