Fly ash, kicked up by downdrafts, rise again up the smokestack that is the signature feature of the plant. It’s a steel top hat.
Brick crowns of the twin stacks are not aging well.
The giant radiators in this casting shop look like a flag to me.
A tight-winding wooden staircase leads to where the ropes are tied above the stage. I am standing next to the big old film speakers while taking this.
The basements of the barracks were often stone and brick, and many of them were connected by short tunnels.
2016. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2006 shot.
A quick shot to show the mineshaft in context with the smelter. Did I mention the smelter’s stack is unreasonably gigantic?
Left: a ladder and hatch to the roof of the Temple Opera Building. Right: a false wall hides the staircase that runs right into the roof, which used to be third floor of the building. Note how the bannister is simply cut off.
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.