Westinghouse Stokers The power plant of the Old Crow distillery was mostly original. I didn’t have a tripod, so I had to balance my camera on the equipment there. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: boilers, charts, gauges, grimy, pipes, rusty, stokers, valves... Water vapor was collected and condensed to be reused in other processes. Kodak Tri-X 400/Leica M7 Much of the signage in the mill was hand-drawn. Funny how sensitive modern English speakers have become to gendered language. I doubt the workers here–almost all female–were offended by this posting for ‘Workmen’s Compensation’. Looking through the center of a scrapped generator, its copper long scrapped. Steam pipes snake up the walls like vines, but with asbestos. Drawn in fresh concrete about 50 years before I took this picture, and only 2 years after this elevator blew up… In case power was lost, this manual signal could direct trains on and off the taconite trestle. Turning the pole would change the color of the light on top and the shape of the metal flags. The boilers are gone, but round brick portals remain where they used to meet the walls of the boiler room. Behind it appears to be the coal bunker itself. Where workers would sign documents and collect their pay.