Unspooled Empty spools, thousands of them, were around the mill. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: machinery, ropes, spools... Jet Lowe is my inspiration. This rod mill (?) was made in Denver Colorado at a factory now buried by condos. #justdenverthings This sea leg was installed to unload grain boats. It’s pretty much a big bucket elevator that can be moved and lowered into waiting boats. Taken from the most forward part of the windlass room to show how the front of the ship opens up from the front wedge. Note the giant anchor chains and foam strapped to the frontmost beam. Beautiful belt wheels above the grain cribs. Getting to the spot where this was taken is now impossible, and I don’t know whether these remain or not anymore. A sharp turn in the coatings department twists the steel out of sight. Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months. Unit 4’s lower levels. The hoist room, before it was used for storage.