The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
Fall in line, act skinny, watch out for low hanging pipes. Don’t ask me where in the maze this was… 90% of the plant looked like this; vast rooms and catwalks with crisscrossing pipes and valves.
This wheel scoops the washings from the sluice room and places it on the tailings conveyor.
Iron becoming dirt becoming birches.
The Algosteel crew strikes a pose while heading through Superior Entry toward Allouez
One night, I camped behind the sugar mill. You can tell be the clouds that a cold front was moving out—it was a hot day.
Chester Creek, where it was forced to dip below the circa-1970s I-35 tunnels.
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
Powdered coal would sit in these hoppers before they get mixed with water to make a slurry. Then the mixture is injected into the firebox and ignited to make a coal-powered flamethrower capable of boiling water very quickly.