This sawtooth roof collapsed months later under the weight of an early snow.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?
The two exhaust vents coming out from the boilers en route to the stacks. Plywood marks where where catwalks were removed to extract equipment.
Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.
The control room for the whole of the plant. Sinterband here means one of the sintering lines. Temperatures, gasses, mixtures, speeds, and so on were centrally controlled here.
The end of the monorail in the nitrating house.
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
The Big Dipper brought its friends into view, and the best seat is 80-feet up.