A side view showing the extreme structural damage to what I believe is the Masonic Cottage. I honestly cannot unravel how some of this was done, unless the local armory is missing a 4″ canon and some cartridge shot.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused.
Looking through the an access panel at the hoist room for Shaft No. 3. The cable had long ago been scrapped, along with the motors to drive the pulleys. I still admire the workmanship on the spool’s arching metal shell.
When it became “Hyde Park Hospital”, this portico was added onto the front.
The piano must have been a nice distraction; there is very little to do in Roberts.
The left cave is the largest of the three, and shows the most evidence of expansion.
When I moved from the roof back into the upper floors of the distillery, the plants growing out of the masonry caught my eye. It’s 60 feet up, but looks like it could be an old wall.
I wonder if these handcarts will become decoration for the hotel being building next to the silos.