The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
One of the three ovens where the powder would be heater to over 2000 degrees… hot enough to fuse iron, but not hot enough to liquify it.
Open wide! Here comes the sugar beets!
I tried to hide the graffiti from my photos, but sometimes it wasn’t possible.
Barrels were prepared across the street, then moved across the road with a special conveyor, seen crashed here. This is down the road from Old Taylor, and was probably a part of the Old Crow operation.
Copper thieves haven’t left anything behind but the shell.
This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop.
The side of the administration building. Around the side was a sign instructing potential employees to return on set days and times.
Behind the grand staircase is this beautifully preserved hallway with medieval-style arches and vivid paint.