Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
“Cutting torch.” The remains of a catwalk now leads to void on the sintering floor, four stories over the next solid footing. Only two staircases led to the top floor, some half dozen others were cut off for scrap.
Water damage dissolved the ceiling into sludge. Pillars remain, as do the plastic light covers, now on the floor.
A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused.
Below the pressure gauges are rows of little pipe fitting drawers.
Behind the factory was an old truck, blocked in by overgrown trees on one side and the buildings on the other.
Stained windows and sheet metal catch the sunset from across the Ohio River.
Patented in 1965 and produced by Specialized Mass Markets. User would insert token and use a rotary-phone-style dial to enter their token number. The machine would tally the numbers and indicate winners depending on the sum of said numbers. See USPTO US3455557.
Off the beaten path is this old LTV sign. Now it points to a ghost town and dead dock.