Emergency Lights Lights over the emergency slides. A veritable overgrown city in the background. Similar Images ...based on the tags: lights, overgrown, power, sepia... The steam plant at Nopeming is an iconic (and crooked) smokestack. Kodak Pro 400 on a Fuji GX680. Regauging is the process wherein barrels are opened and the whiskey is tested in various ways, especially in its alcohol content. Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex. It is unclear whether this area was for coal dumping or ore dumping, though the huge dents in the steel plating suggests the latter. The Osborn Block is the prettiest building you’ve never seen in the Twin Ports. There were a few large houses on the Old Crow property where employees would live. The glen had little housing. Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides. The holes were for men to poke reluctant ore with long poles, with the hope that a lucky jab would let the load slide down into the boat below. Now they’re just traps. The pitch of the roof is more typical for areas with lots of snow—not the border of Ohio and Kentucky. So, I assume this roofline accommodated some equipment inside for trains—note the tracks.