Temple Opera Boilers One of two matching M.W. Glenn boilers, perhaps the last made by this prodigious boilermaster. As the boiler room is partly below Second Street Easy, they probably will not be moving any time soon. Similar Images ...based on the tags: blue, boilers... “The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.” The steam plant could be vertically traversed with this one-man belt driven elevator. Seating in the former top balcony is now front row for a secondary stage above and behind the main house. Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos. The old boilers of the steam plant have been mostly gutted to remove loose asbestos. The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed. The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN. Installed in 1904 at the center of the plant, this is one of two batteries of boilers. Being in Oshkosh, heat was very important to keeping labor moving in the cold months. 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.