A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
The service window in the Administration Tower had seen some abuse, even if it wasn’t so old.
Above my head while taking this picture was the seal of the Department of the Interior.
A typical room in Birtle.
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.
These steam powered pumps were integral to the cooling of the meat packing plant next door.
This was not always the top of the elevator.
Imagine with yellow window guards are eyebrows and the open windows are the eyes. This headframe seems a bit curious.
The same view in 2007. Superior, WI, some have said, is a suburb of Duluth, MN. It’s more like a sub-suburb, I would argue. It’s the industrial district that is technically in another state, one that sells beer on Sundays. Perspective is looking out of the mostly-disassembled larger (newer) elevator.