The last batch of molded metal stuck in the chute, this metallurgical furnace was falling apart brick by disintegrating brick b the time I got to it. On the upper floors there is a sophisticated network of vents and chimneys to make these little furnaces as hot as possible.
A vintage X-Ray machine in the oldest section of the hospital.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
Before it was demolished, there was one good staircase the led to the middle of the dock. Trees grew from it.
Depending on the position of the valve, flour could be routed from the filtering process back into a mill.
The Blacksmith Shop (right) was connected to the Bunk House (left) via this narrow walkway. This is likely due to the fire risk in each building. The left building had a cooking stove and furnace for heat and the right building had a small industrial furnace to repair mining equipment. A little walkway would mean that a fire on one side would be easier to fight from the other.
Little crosses on the side of the church, near a broken window.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
Looking out of the American diesel crane at the gantry crane that ran the length of the dock.