The powerhouse had two elevated tracks behind it, one for coal and one for deliveries.
A view of the government presses, with pages of law across the floor covered in footprints.
Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
Another. Planet. Coal crushers and the coke loading line.
In its last years, the church had a congregation of only about 100. It opened with 1.700…
The old offices for the Oberon Elevator are defunct, but seem to be holding up to the brutal prairie snows and winds. Medium Format.
Downtown and the blight.
Bits and things in a pile in the corner of the smelter, the unsold chunks of industrial history that didn’t sell at an on-site auction before my visit.