Looking at the top of the Washburn Crosby elevator from a mirrored window in the Guthrie Theater.
On the top floor of the former casket building is the finishing line for the coating section; on this section the final spray of plastic would hit the wood before a small furnace would seal the plastic permanently to the surface, making it more resilient, I assume.
These pools looked into the cribbing below the concrete.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
A massive steel sheer’s equally massive drive cog. Imagine the force.
Inside a launch building you can see how the roof would split in the middle to allow the rocket to be raised into launch position.
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.
A full harbor on a hot summer evening, just after twilight, as seen from atop the castle walls.