Auger A lime auger and massive feet of the lime hopper. Similar Images ...based on the tags: hoses, pipes, tunnels, yellow... One of the generators, weeks before it was taken apart to be shipped to another power plant somewhere else. This giant gear’s sole purpose was to turn the ship’s single rudder in all conditions. The side of King that faces the lake is stained yellow-green. The light next to this acid tank was perfect, thanks to a gaping hole in the roof. If it wasn’t for the humming and crackling of the wires, I could believe I had arrived to a post apocalyptic landscape. This picture tells half the story about the size of half of the complex. For Port Arthur, it’s average, but this would be a fantastically large elevator if it were anywhere else! This floor of the workhouse had corkscrew conveyors–big augers–in the floor to move material around. Most of the walls that were metal were missing, leaving the concrete structure and open doors. It was as noisy then as it is colorful now… Below the factory floor is a network of hallways and tunnels, all flooded with water.