Unspooled Empty spools, thousands of them, were around the mill. Similar Images ...based on the tags: machinery, ropes, spools... The mill is one of the tallest buildings in the city. It’s too bad that the cupola with its big skylights and flagpole were removed. From inside a painting shed, where heatlamps and a vented roof made sure that the Caddy looked like it was worth the price tag. This is an example of the equipment that was originally manufactured at Barcol. The steam-powered hoist that pulled ore and dropped men from the mine. Note the hydraulic-operated brake on top with its massive brake pad. Now scrapped. A small upper level was accessible via ladder through the hole in this ceiling. Ben for scale. A one-of-a-kind installation in Armour’s otherwise gutted engine house. At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill. The tailings boom is the first and last thing you see when approaching the mountaintop shipwreck. A polaroid (FP100c, actually) of the newer grain car dumper.