The control room for the whole of the plant. Sinterband here means one of the sintering lines. Temperatures, gasses, mixtures, speeds, and so on were centrally controlled here.
The north side of the plant is modern 60s industrial architecture, meaning massive open spaces with no personality. This mirror is the most interesting thing I could find.
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
Sawdust is the most classic of insulation materials.
Miners at the turn of the century had better taste in typography than the average person does today.
The mill itself is one giant room sectioned into levels–more catwalks than concrete. Here you can see the evaporators and have a sense for the miles and miles of pipes that zigzag through the plant.
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
Looking through the dark door at Shaft 3, when my naked eyes could only make out a staircase lit dimly from above.