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 the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
The original color of the wall was probably green.
Mismatched chairs in a patient room.
Superior Street, as seen from the roof of the Temple Opera Block. Below is one of the sealed sidewalk elevator hatches.
The middle section of the smokestacks were coal hoppers, and this device would load the coal into the hoppers from the conveyor belt it rode across. The bottom section of the stacks were storage rooms while the very top were, surprise, chimneys for the power plant.
A washout two thirds of the way down the tram gave me a place to relax in the thin air.
Chester Creek takes many such sliding dives where it empties into Lake Superior.
The winch that hauled the sea leg, a decide to unload grain from waiting boats and barges.