The view from the larry, looking out at the overgrowing coke oven top. Papers listed the order of the charges for each oven, noting the sticky doors and persistent leaks. Emergency respirators and rescue gear was stored close, as long exposure to emissions from the rusty hatches could make worker pass out on the top of the ovens.
The well-worn chair in one larry’s operator cab, next to an overgrown coke battery.
A pipe bracket seems to have rusted off of the ceiling.
When I first saw Ogilvie’s from the ground, I promised myself to look back when i found my way into this little pitched outcropping which seemed to have the best view of Thunder Bay I could imagine. It turns out, though, that there is no floor in that section; it is just extended machine access! Oh well. Mount McKay in the background in the last light.
It’s never a good sign when the windows are boarded from the inside.
The pipes in the boiler would be full of water, so the heat in the furnace.
Asbestos-cord-wrapped glass tongs piled in a shed next to the pouring line.
The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators.
The tallest dock structure is an equipment elevator that connects the many dock levels.