This building had the rusty remains of a few mattresses, likely used in the 1940s when this site was last occupied.
Inside the Beulah elevator were all of the original notices and notices. These are instructions for filling rail cars with flour sacks.
The only way to get to the second floor–since demolition crews punched-out the staircases and ladders leading upwards–was to climb this elevator shaft. In the lower-left corner is a blower for the foundry furnaces.
A washout two thirds of the way down the tram gave me a place to relax in the thin air.
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.
Inside the pilot copper concentrator.
Powdered coal would sit in these hoppers before they get mixed with water to make a slurry. Then the mixture is injected into the firebox and ignited to make a coal-powered flamethrower capable of boiling water very quickly.