It is unclear whether this area was for coal dumping or ore dumping, though the huge dents in the steel plating suggests the latter.
“R.S. ’14”. Brick Graffiti Series.
Because Oshkosh is close to Green Bay, the Packers are very popular there. Everywhere in the plant there were traces of ‘Cheese Head’ culture.
” Joe Sheldon; R.K. ’47-’48”. Brick Graffiti Series.
Looking out of the demolished skyway. Note the big hole in the floor. The lens is too wide to keep my foot out of it… I’m hanging in the superstructure that I climbed to make this photo.
A reminder to the manlift riders to get off the belt before they hit their heads on the ceiling. This is the top level of the headhouse, where dust collectors would extract most of the grain bits from the air to reduce risk of explosion.
HN. Brick Graffiti Series.
A leftover swatch remembers the last fabric sewn here.
Behind one of the kitchens is one of the few pieces of furniture remaining. Beside it, a small electric space heater–small by 1970s standards.