Lyons Boiler Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: boilers, chutes, machinery, rusty... The front door to the auditorium. This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop. Originally, this part of the dock was reserved for the weather station. Lockers for the boiler room workers. This ruined skyway looks like it should be at ground level because of the growth, but it’s actually the second floor of the building. An original stencil-brushed sign. A control panel that was mothballed, anticipating a time when the plant may be reactivated. The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped. When the building switched souls from booze to bread, these contraptions were mounted across the brewhouse floors… they’re not for hops, either.