From inside a painting shed, where heatlamps and a vented roof made sure that the Caddy looked like it was worth the price tag.
This machine was last overhauled in February 1955, and last turned out Crepe silk, probably dress material.
Sluice tables stretch into the darkness.
On the Turbine Room floor, one old steam pump still remains, ready to pressurize steam pipes with the hot stuff throughout the car shops and boilers.
The workshop sat below the main working floor and had serious power going to it.
The porcelain hoops guided the silk threads through the device.
I believe this is the push car, meaning it would push the charge in the oven out the opposite side into the train car.
The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.
The end of the heating line allowed glass to cool slowly, and thus be stronger.