Duluth, Missabe & Northern Boiler The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: boilers, coal, dirty, favorites, ghost-signs, light-painted, machinery, numbers, pipes, rusty, signs, steel, valves... The batch tag specifies some of the technical properties of the silk worked here. Standing atop the dust collector, the factory breaks down into diverging patterns, processes. A romance novel left by some worker–lunch break reading–now sits under a grease stick. In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters. At sunset the light skips from puddle to stagnant puddle across the whole foundry room, playing with the classic sawtooth roof with half-hearted shadows. Chutes from a hundred machines interconnect to more machines and chutes on a dozen factory floors. Looking at the headframe for Shaft 3 from the tower for Shaft 1. Below is the roof of the Dry House. It was hard to remind myself that these building have been abandoned longer than I’ve been alive. The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color. Workers would undoubtedly prefer to use the belt manlift on the right.