A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.
Looking into the Pool 8 Annex from the original Ogilvie’s elevator.
Workers would undoubtedly prefer to use the belt manlift on the right.
The mill itself is one giant room sectioned into levels–more catwalks than concrete. Here you can see the evaporators and have a sense for the miles and miles of pipes that zigzag through the plant.
Open wide! Here comes the sugar beets!
A closeup inside the mill’s power room.
Because of the dangers of storing the materials to make explosives as well as the explosives themselves, there were earthen bunkers all across the plant like this.
In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark.
The view from the larry, looking out at the overgrowing coke oven top. Papers listed the order of the charges for each oven, noting the sticky doors and persistent leaks. Emergency respirators and rescue gear was stored close, as long exposure to emissions from the rusty hatches could make worker pass out on the top of the ovens.