The new steel door of the diesel car shops, built in 1948 and used through the 1960s, as seen from the service pit. On the top of the photograph you can see the exhaust vent.
An abandoned gatehouse bearing the name of the former factory.
Global Trading remarked the building in the mid-60s, but far above the door is the old ‘Detroit Shipbuilding’ paint, though it’s faint nowadays.
This volume gauge could be read from 30 feet away, which is useful when the control panels and valves are that far away.
The south wall of the power plant. Its sheet metal skin couldn’t fit around the structure, it seems… note the very strange protruding superstructure.
A look at another “Belt-o-Vator”. I like the sign.
The view from the larry, looking out at the overgrowing coke oven top. Papers listed the order of the charges for each oven, noting the sticky doors and persistent leaks. Emergency respirators and rescue gear was stored close, as long exposure to emissions from the rusty hatches could make worker pass out on the top of the ovens.
The neon lighthouse, seen from the top of one of the silos.
Pocket door and light switches in the upper control room, at the top of the spiral staircase.