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.
Vents in the boards over the windows helps prevent mold and animals from getting too crazy inside.
The boilers are gone, but round brick portals remain where they used to meet the walls of the boiler room. Behind it appears to be the coal bunker itself.
Storms and waves, focused by the Port of Wisconsin entry have focused the faces to tear-up these boards below.
The basements of the barracks were often stone and brick, and many of them were connected by short tunnels.
Too big to be scrapped, to simple to be auctioned. It waited for the demo crews and demo cranes to arrive.
A shot of Longmont from the highway. Fuji 35mm.
A broken scale in Isabella A, next to an old wood stove.
Harsh rail yard lighting throws shadows of broken windows against the line of boilers.