Elevators Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, cables, clouds, cranes, elevators, furnaces, graffiti, ladders, ramps, towers... The superstructure for the sea-leg skyways serves no purpose now… the offices are bricked up, too. Why? An auxiliary crane in the corner of the foundry room. Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history. Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake. The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window. A splash of pink across an otherwise boring sign caught my eye in the old elevator. While it looks like ground level, everything here is one story above the actual earth. A long exposure in the crane cab at sunset throws a bit of color into the bleak yellow glows between the windows and car shaker. No ambiguity here… miners, check in at this office.