One of the many fireproof bridges connecting the factory sections, one way to prevent fires from spreading throughout the plant.
The two exhaust vents coming out from the boilers en route to the stacks. Plywood marks where where catwalks were removed to extract equipment.
…a better view of the huge tailings boom stretching outside of the tailings pond.
Birch shadows on stone walls… have you been looking at my Christmas list?
In the soft wood of the machine, an employee left their mark.
End of the paint line. After reading Father Action’s excellent-as-always writeup about his adventures here, I was pretty cautious around big spinning alarms. (See http://www.actionsquad.org/fordII1.html)
The surgical suite was flooding.
A hydraulic ‘bridge’ couple lower onto the tracks to bring mine cars into the shaft house, presumably for repair. I haven’t found this system anywhere else, but it makes a lot of sense.
Asbestos-cord-wrapped glass tongs piled in a shed next to the pouring line.