The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’.
A dead belt-o-vator.
What time is it?
This electric Wellman crane was added to extract coal from ships for the power plant that Erie built beside their dock. Now, with the advent of self-unloading boats, it’s been replaced by a funnel and conveyor belt.
I am not sure what caused the discoloration, but two of the walls near the door to the machine shop are stained yellow-red. I assume this had to do with the walls in relation to blowing piles of iron ore, and that the walls have been partly infused with iron oxide. Any other ideas?
The first floor hallway between conference rooms and the diesel lab at the center of the facility
In case one forgot… mounted behind the appropriate valves. Who hasn’t memorized the appropriate valve positions?
A huge steel tank, one of several left over, left over from either the Ashland Oil or Allied Chemical periods.
Looking out of the American diesel crane at the gantry crane that ran the length of the dock.