Schmidt Brew Kettle A brewmaster’s desk leans beside a long-disused stainless steel kettle. The staircase above goes to another level of kettles, which are visibly older. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, catwalks, desks, kettles, ladders, left-behind, machinery, pipes, staircases... Look at the floor–do you see the hole? That goes down a lonnnnnng ways. The classic Solvay shot. Everyone has it. A carefully kept journal of the ballast levels in the final years that the Ford sailed Lake Superior. Fall in line, act skinny, watch out for low hanging pipes. Don’t ask me where in the maze this was… 90% of the plant looked like this; vast rooms and catwalks with crisscrossing pipes and valves. The elevator tower seems to have been built with expansion of the dock in mind. Beautiful doors separated the boiler room and the sugar mill. Can you imagine the gracefully curving steps in a power plant today? The sliding nuclear-blast-hardened door that would shield the missile during an attack. On my first visit to the roundhouse, the control booth was extant. A bird near the old schoolyard.