Spools This picture typifies the industrial ideal of the early 20th century. More metal than air. More efficiency than beauty. More profits than people. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: dirty, left-behind, machinery, rusty, spools... It was as noisy then as it is colorful now… When a big motor rusted free of its ceiling mount, it smashed onto this workbench. Inside the west portal is a big liquid propane hand warmer, for workers to take the cold off their gloves as they handled the switches and doors of Cramer Tunnel. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400 The side of King that faces the lake is stained yellow-green. The engine room. A fallen branch smashed out this skylight years ago, and since then the bees have found this tiny toilet a perfect home. This is part of the hotel where employees slept. In the grungy control room, I found a little slice that was never graffitied. Quincy Smelter, 2014. Shadows of the rusty trestle and cold control towers on the Barker. Workers are preparing to swing over the sides of the boat to help secure her to the Minnesota Power dock.