Stoker Notes In front of a rust-welded Illinois rotary stoker is where the boiler-men made their mark. The last year I can make out is 1985. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: boilers, carvings, graffiti, numbers, wooden, worker-graffiti... Considering the side of Boiler #3’s firebox, where it meets the boiler (between the cylinders). The top piece is where the exhaust is sucked into the chimney, one chimney for each pair of boilers. Looking up the grand stair at the second floor. On the upper floors where the sunlight is yellow–the color of flour dust, once exposed to the elements. Taken on a short trip where the whole floor of the roundhouse and engine shop was covered in fresh snow–thanks to the holes in the roof and open windows. A theater turned skate park. How did that happen? A tower above Minneapolis that few people see. Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past. The top of the barracks staircase. Wide stairs between the ground, the mine shaft, and the dry house.