Boiler Intakes Filters and fans to draw air into the boilers in the second power plant. Similar Images ...based on the tags: fans, grates, lights, pipes, vents... If it wasn’t for the humming and crackling of the wires, I could believe I had arrived to a post apocalyptic landscape. I included this image to illustrate the height of the headgrame and the distance between it and the hoist house. Of course, compared with the depth of the mine shaft, this distance is short. Looking into the main workhouse from the skyway into the annex elevator. But who care? Look at the colors! Somewhere, Bruce Springsteen is playing while an exceedingly furry man tunes his Ford truck in the driveway of a house he built with his bare hands. This is for that person. One level below where the cotton was nitrated, the fumes must have been powerful. This floor had several massive ventilation fans in its walls. Peering at Stelco’s abandoned steel rod rolling mill, not demolished. The rectangular on the right in between is the boiler house that heated Stelco. This belt-run axle ran a turbine (now gone) to blow fresh air into the mine. A nice view of the aurora borealis (“Northern Lights”) strong enough to outshine the industrial lighting at the power plant. The lights in the foreground direct ships discharging coal for the station. Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos.