The tailings boom is the first and last thing you see when approaching the mountaintop shipwreck.
One of the three ovens where the powder would be heater to over 2000 degrees… hot enough to fuse iron, but not hot enough to liquify it.
Copper thieves haven’t left anything behind but the shell.
The beeping never stopped. The robots never slept, not even when they were unplugged. It was a nightmare.
This is an example of the equipment that was originally manufactured at Barcol.
These steam powered pumps were integral to the cooling of the meat packing plant next door.
Compressors and turbines over the Eagle River.
A closeup of one of the winding machines that found itself under a leaky section of roof.
Wood brick floors reduced noise and vibration, making the work environment safer and keeping the superstructure intact. Too bad people like to pile these up and set them on fire on the weekends. With 3.5 million sqft, though, it’s not exactly running out…