Final Furnace The end of the heating line allowed glass to cool slowly, and thus be stronger. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, cables, conveyors, kilns, machinery, pipes, spare-parts, vents... Local kids probably call this the ‘Shootin’ Shack’, judging by its war wounds. 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! Broken skyways in the sand casting house, where everything was utterly fire-resistant. Rogers Mine is one of the most structurally sound mines in the Iron River area that isn’t part of a museum. Looking out of the demolished skyway. Note the big hole in the floor. The lens is too wide to keep my foot out of it… I’m hanging in the superstructure that I climbed to make this photo. Blue plastic siding filters the summer sun, giving the otherwise reddish-brown interior a splash of color. The left cave is the largest of the three, and shows the most evidence of expansion. The end of the monorail in the nitrating house. A polaroid (FP100c, actually) of the newer grain car dumper.