5 and 20 Ton Cranes A look down the 1950s foundry building, moments after sunset. Similar Images ...based on the tags: contrasty, cranes, graffiti, ladders, skylights, sunsets... This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors. My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn. Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list? It was interesting that, even though storms had carried the wooden walkway that stretched under the dock, these piles of spilled taconite remain where they had dropped. A small machine shop level. A polaroid (FP100c, actually) of the newer grain car dumper. A view from the loft in the shipping/receiving building, where the crane operator would step into his cab. The tailings boom is the first and last thing you see when approaching the mountaintop shipwreck. Molten copper pouring being a very dangerous thing to do by hand, this scale measured the load for the “Auto Caster” that actually formed the cooling copper in its molds.