The control room for the whole of the plant. Sinterband here means one of the sintering lines. Temperatures, gasses, mixtures, speeds, and so on were centrally controlled here.
The neon lighthouse, seen from the top of one of the silos.
Some of the rotting clothes were in boxes, split long ago from moisture. Others were just heaped in piles.
When ‘men’ meant ‘worker’.
I wish I had the equipment then that I have now… I look back at these 10-year-old pictures and can’t ignore all the grain.
The concrete annex elevator had interesting graffiti. Much of it from the 1980s and 1990s.
Only two machines sit on the rails in the roundhouse, both oil cars. It’s not clear whether there’s anything inside either, but they have to have been placed here before 1970, when the turntable outside these numbered doors was removed.