The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.
A dead belt-o-vator.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
Science Alert. When the sun strikes an object, that object absorbs some of the infared light in the form of heat. The heat absorbed by the old Soo dock absorbed and radiated that energy to melt off the snow from the ice around it, making it very reflective.
Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.
This is how the warehouse looks today.
Looking across the catwalk behind the ore chutes, when they were up, and at the top of the ore chutes during loading.
A 8-foot-tall volume indicator that could be read from across the beet boiler floor–convenient when the controls are 20 feet away.
Before the clouds broke, I snapped this profile of the dumping control room and its spiral staircase. These are the colors that I dream in.