Because Oshkosh is close to Green Bay, the Packers are very popular there. Everywhere in the plant there were traces of ‘Cheese Head’ culture.
From the catwalks below the hoisting motor in Shaft No. 1.
We people are so small.
Lost words over the auditorium entrance.
The Western Elevator’s old moniker looks over Fort William (the neighborhood). Snow falls over Mount McKay in the background. This elevator is still active… the only active elevator in Fort William proper.
This rockhouse was added below the shaft to load Gilpin Tram cars.
The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
Wood brick floors reduced noise and vibration, making the work environment safer and keeping the superstructure intact. Too bad people like to pile these up and set them on fire on the weekends. With 3.5 million sqft, though, it’s not exactly running out…