Just outside of the blast furnace is a series of platforms and catwalks to bring workers to the stoves.
Molten copper pouring being a very dangerous thing to do by hand, this scale measured the load for the “Auto Caster” that actually formed the cooling copper in its molds.
Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
Looking at the engine house (left) from atop the stoves.
The sun was setting outside, highlighting the textures and lines that made the form of the power plant take a fourth dimension–time.
Ultimately, it was the bad roof that doomed these buildings.
The buildings were level with one another, so one could look through as many as a dozen factory floors from one window.
The State School stage, taken as it was getting scrapped.
A chalkboard halfway to the headhouse is untouched since the mill closed. It still has the cheat sheets!