An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated.
An interesting crane in the back of the machine shop. It seems very light duty, so I am not certain what it was used for.
Disabled forklift… I think it’s a Clark.
Two counterweighted elevators moved men between the surface, mine, and underground mill.
No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.
A switchboard to control the flow of electricity into the plant from the city and generators.
The rear of the complex shows the more than 100 year old workhouse–still working! I do not know if the tanks are original to the 1901 elevator, but I suspect so.
This seems to be the space where upholstery patterns would be drafted. On the table were half-finished notes on a new design.
A panoramic view of the sintering plant’s gas plant (?). Everyone who visits must get a picture of these rusty smokestacks!