The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’.
The texture of the cracking poured concrete ore pocket is somewhere between stone and driftwood.
This is one of the rooms near Shaft 1 that was converted to be a Dry Room, where workers would wash and change between shifts.
The concrete annex elevator had interesting graffiti. Much of it from the 1980s and 1990s.
The gear seems to have fallen the height of the power station and shattered. I wonder what it sounded like…
I follow this advice every day. You should too.
I am not sure, but I think this section was a storehouse; it has two ramps that connect the rail yard outside and the blacksmith shop. On all of the historic doors that face that part of the yard, signs caution workers to look out for cars…