From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries.
The substation has definite structural issues. Pictured is the sidewalk that connected the plant to the company housing.
The workshop and parts room was full of light and meticulously sorted bolts, nuts, washers, gaskets, and all sorts of specialty hardware.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
Sawdust is the most classic of insulation materials.
This was a living space for the keepers during storms, when it was too dangerous to return to the houses on the point.
This is an example of the equipment that was originally manufactured at Barcol.