Kurth bears a ghost sign. Recently, its main sign was destroyed by graffiti artists in 2015.
A taste of Superior culture.
The corner of the original buildings still carry the Lemp logo!
Only two machines sit on the rails in the roundhouse, both oil cars. It’s not clear whether there’s anything inside either, but they have to have been placed here before 1970, when the turntable outside these numbered doors was removed.
“Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia.
The coal extractor swings back and forth, ripping coal from the ground and throwing it on a conveyor belt to be burned a few miles away.
Scrawls on the side of the beams of the ‘Pipe Shop;.
When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.
In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.