There are 700 of these storage bunkers. Their design was to funnel explosions upward, rather than toward other buildings, to minimize secondary explosions.
This photo illustrates how vertical the complex is.
Between the catwalks of Furnace 6, the molted ore would flow through the chute.
On first impression it might look like a funky mailbox, but trust me on this one; it’s a flour bolter chute. In flour milling, “bolting” means sifting the flour through successively smaller screens.
The flour mill (rear) and its elevators. The taller elevator was moved here in 1955, when the Harrisons bought it from Federal, who declared it surplus. The smaller elevator replaced an earlier smaller warehouse in 1926. Taken shortly after dawn. This one picture made the drive worth it, for me. Medium Format.
Chutes connect the bottoms of the silos to a conveyor belt.
The American Victory next to M, seen late at night.
The power pulley that ran air compressors straight off of the steam plant’s axel.