I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.
Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious.
This is a room where the actual explosive elements were mixed. In the event of an accident, this glass wall would give way before the concrete and thus direct the flames and shockwave away from the rest of the building. In other words, the glass is not just to get a lot of wonderful natural light into the building.
Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.
Above the offices is this little section of factory that still has strips of wood flooring. This may be where the upholstery was cut.
Looking down at the Port Arthur Ore Dock from Manitoba Pool Elevator #3. The conveyor belts are gone and King Elevator is in the far distance.
A long exposure in the wind, lit by airport lights.
Like looking out of an airship.
The arches of the Twohy building, before some of the signs and sills were painted in 2015.