This building was an office and lounge for engineers. It is also demolished.
Blending the explosive ingredients was dangerous. It is no wonder that the blending house had so many emergency slides.
Powdered coal would sit in these hoppers before they get mixed with water to make a slurry. Then the mixture is injected into the firebox and ignited to make a coal-powered flamethrower capable of boiling water very quickly.
The first time I saw Buffalo Central Terminal was from a westbound Empire Builder. In the foreground you can see the rows of platforms.
Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries.
An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.
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.
Where the trees are sprouting–below the skyways and criss-crossing pipes–are two sets of railroad tracks that turned through this narrow alleyway through the middle of the production line to drop off raw materials and pick up finished product.