The view from the larry, looking out at the overgrowing coke oven top. Papers listed the order of the charges for each oven, noting the sticky doors and persistent leaks. Emergency respirators and rescue gear was stored close, as long exposure to emissions from the rusty hatches could make worker pass out on the top of the ovens.
A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.
Looking across at the Cargill elevator.
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.
Chester Creek’s lower sections change, demarking decades of change for Superior Street.
These ruins of buildings recovered acid from the explosives line to be recycled.
Often the quickest way to move between buildings was to take the roof. The inside of the complex was so maze-like, I don’t know how I would have found my way around.
Small rooms in the basement of the asylum were seemingly too tiny to be used, even for storage.