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... “M.H. ’56; Al Malmsten ’44”. Brick Graffiti Series. The ’59’ is just a reference to that work station. Unfortunately the scrappers beat me to this machine–there was not much left besides the 2-ton shell and this control panel. A closeup of a flour chute. Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past. Kodak Trix-400 on Canon T40. An unplanned skylight. It’s unclear why some parts of the building had wooden roofing, while others were highly reinforced with brick. The long control room overlooks giant caps where equipment was removed long ago. Someone had helped themselves to one of the safety posters before my visit. Graffiti by performing artists that hit the stage in the 1990s. I’m no musician, but I do not think it is being played low enough. One of the paper warehouses, with snow blowing across the floors.