A morning shower made the plant’s metal siding shake… probably nothing, though, compared to when the furnaces were blasting. The objects on the ground are molten ore containers.
Note the large belt pulley in the center of the frame. Follow the axel it’s on and you’ll see several belts still attached to the drive, which was originally steam-driven.
Science Alert. When the sun strikes an object, that object absorbs some of the infared light in the form of heat. The heat absorbed by the old Soo dock absorbed and radiated that energy to melt off the snow from the ice around it, making it very reflective.
Ready for some science? Strap-in and get your goggles.
The generator hall of the last power station, as seen from the gantryway.
I really like the porcelain guides for the silk threads, probably used because they could be polished for perfect, persistent, smoothness.
The quality assurance labs were no doubt a busy place.
When you watch TV from the jars, it seems so much more real, they tell me.