Hose In the Pit To engage the air brakes on locomotives without their power being on, air hoses would be attached during repairs. Compressed air also powered many of the tools used. Similar Images ...based on the tags: hoses, tracks... The dock is still lit at night and it casts shadows over the rust-welded ore doors. Both portals get clogged with ice in the winter. In the summer, the ceiling is always dripping. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400 Although the caves deviated little in their year-round temperature, it was common to use blocks of ice to cool beer immediately before shipment. This is the ruins of the ice chute. A long exposure of the side of the coke ovens, lit by the nearby streetlights. Look at the floor–do you see the hole? That goes down a lonnnnnng ways. At an abandoned mine railroad. A switch for the yard engines, now on the edge of the property where nobody will find it. The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color. Looking toward the Quenching Tower from the coal tower platform.