Powdered coal would sit in these hoppers before they get mixed with water to make a slurry. Then the mixture is injected into the firebox and ignited to make a coal-powered flamethrower capable of boiling water very quickly.
In case of fire, workers on higher floors would take the emergency slides to escape.
Generations of Two Harbors teens smoked their first weed in this abandoned building, in my estimation. Comment if I’m right!
An impressive message for graffiti in a Detroit warehouse, but then again look at these steam pumps. Over-built and under-appreciated.
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.
Where the bricks jumped and wood followed, water runs amok.
Sidewalks to a boarded barracks, each making the other obsolete in the night.
A multi-family home with an attic bedroom. The staircase was unstable, to say the least.