A wimpy crane by most standards, only suitable for moving around parts of steam turbines.
Looking from the crane-motor catwalk into the Calumet. The arm shown here with the pulleys looped through it would have been lowered and the bucket conveyor in it would throw grain to waiting ships and boats bound for flour mills and foreign lands.
Where workers would sign documents and collect their pay.
The well-worn chair in one larry’s operator cab, next to an overgrown coke battery.
This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
A massive steel sheer’s equally massive drive cog. Imagine the force.
A little sheet metal box somehow made it back home.