The incinerator’s hardened steel door… useless, but still sexy in a heavy-industrial kind of way.
A few of the stalls in the older section of the roundhouse, the noon sky peeking in.
The left tunnel goes to the opposite side of the car elevator seen on the right. There was a time when Fords were shipped by barge on the Mississippi. This freight elevator brought them from the assembly floor to river level. A separate elevator was for moving men and silica up and down.
To get more light into the wards, the building was narrow and had angular rooms, often staff space, perpendicular to the main hallway.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
Ducking the steam lines overhead between the mixers and compressors, a water tower says “good morning,” right past the slack power lines. This is the sleepy uptown of the war city.
This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
Looking at the boarded exterior of the newer area of the orphanage from its 1914 section.
Chester Creek’s lower sections change, demarking decades of change for Superior Street.