Only two machines sit on the rails in the roundhouse, both oil cars. It’s not clear whether there’s anything inside either, but they have to have been placed here before 1970, when the turntable outside these numbered doors was removed.
One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very.
Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.
Note the tiled floor between the bucket conveyors and an old mill.
A decaying door of the Medical Director for the unit. Because this is from one of the outbuildings and not Administration, I doubt that this was the Medical Director of Norwich State Hospital’s office.
A look down the 1950s foundry building, moments after sunset.
…when injection molding was the new thing that everyone was experimenting with.
A ‘Hot Metal Car’ that would transport molten steel across the ‘Hot Metal Bridge’ from the furnaces to the mills.
So much relies on one thing stacked on top of another thing.
A gateway for St. Louis as seen through a gateway (of sorts) in East St. Louis.