The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
One of the four fire alarm panels in the power station.
The moon highlights the contrails over the engine house in the middle of the night. Foreground light painted.
At the top of the elevator was a distribution room to direct the grain onto conveyor belts below.
I like to think of this as the hardware abstraction layer. It’s one of many subassembly monorail conveyors that dipped onto the factory floor to deliver assembled subsections where they needed to be on the main assembly floor below.
The Wheeler Rec Center was very nice and included gymnasiums and a pool.
Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.
These dump cars moved copper ore to the top of the furnaces… it’s about two stories above ground level.
Where workers’ pay would be doled out and collected.
On the left is the broken glass room that contains the controls for the cable spool, now gone, that sat in the metal shell on the right. The stairs led down to the hoisting engine itself. You can make out the slits where the cable ran up to the headframe tower through the gaping archway.