Corner of Globe The corner of the elevator… lumber armored with steel for fireproofing and water resistance. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: rusty, sheet-metal... Quincy Smelter, 2014. An interesting crane in the back of the machine shop. It seems very light duty, so I am not certain what it was used for. An original, minimally remodeled bathroom above the cafeteria reminds us what the whole complex once looked like. Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious. A handmade sign tracks the progress through the current beet campaign. For this factory, it was about 30 years ago. Perhaps the idea was to pit shifts against each other. This skyway, built to help seal off two parts of the complex during an out of control fire, was probably too rotten to burn by the time I saw it. Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months. I wonder what this guy is thinking, walking through the complex. When boiling beet juice accidentally spills from the gas-fired tanks two feet away, you better be wearing some of these, or bye-bye legs.