In what Studebaker called the ‘Materials Building’ are these giant concrete bins of fine molding sand, there for casting metal parts using the molten metal from the adjoining building. On the far left side there is a train track and once upon a time a gantry crane traced the room under the roof
Looking toward the power station at the edge of the explosives plant.
The crane on Dock 2, as seen from Dock 4 right after sunset. Notice the old light tower is warped.
The room on the right with the higher doors is the coal receiving room; this used to have a trestle that elevated coal trains over it, so they could dump into basement silos.
The lights of the active docks keep the retired #6 up all night.
The skylights with geared-to-open windows were massive and quite functional.
When the Mitchell project is complete, I’ll miss the textures on the face of the boiler.
Enger Tower is an 75 foot stone structure built in 1939. It overlooks the elevators of Rice’s Point that are, for the most part, far older than it.
Ava near the Memorial Building. The block glass embedded in the sidewalk here is actually a skylight for the tunnel below, which connects the Memorial Building to the steam and supply systems of the hospital.