Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
The view from the larry, looking out at the overgrowing coke oven top. Papers listed the order of the charges for each oven, noting the sticky doors and persistent leaks. Emergency respirators and rescue gear was stored close, as long exposure to emissions from the rusty hatches could make worker pass out on the top of the ovens.
Between the room with mold sand and the space where the car’s metal bits would be put together, a pillar is marked as structurally vital.
While the last of the Studebaker production buildings were being demolished, I visited again. Here’s a shot taken shortly after the demolition crew left for the day.
Wide stairs between the ground, the mine shaft, and the dry house.
Heavy steel doors to isolate the underground magnetic separation mill from Eagle Mine’s main tunnel.
On top of the light hoop, 160-feet up, a ship comes into port, ready to load-up. If you look really close, you can see my shadow cast on the dock below, courtesy of the full moon.
Graffiti by a crew member of the Algolake.
Looking from the mill at the old transfer elevator’s steel tanks.