Textile Machine This is an example of the equipment that was originally manufactured at Barcol. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: left-behind, machinery... This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop. Gloves hang in the basement of the former quality assurance labs. One of the generators, weeks before it was taken apart to be shipped to another power plant somewhere else. A hydraulic ‘bridge’ couple lower onto the tracks to bring mine cars into the shaft house, presumably for repair. I haven’t found this system anywhere else, but it makes a lot of sense. The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid. A one-of-a-kind installation in Armour’s otherwise gutted engine house. Fire buckets did not have flat bottoms so they could never be used for other buckety tasks, and were thus always handy in an actual fire. Part of the 1917 mill that had a little bit of roof left over it–most of this building was open to the sky. The birds loved it, but everything metal was quickly becoming too unstable to walk on. On the second floor of the former casket plant, which was retrofitted with a conveyor system to coat finished products.