I had to search the shelves a while to find this old logbook. The open page lists changes in stock numbers for Cutler Hammer Coils, and one row says that a new coil was installed on the black larry. The larry is the machine that loads coke ovens.
On the Turbine Room floor, one old steam pump still remains, ready to pressurize steam pipes with the hot stuff throughout the car shops and boilers.
Summertime is when Duluth goes to the lakeside to listen to music, visit traveling fairs, and talk to neighbors about the smell of the lake. As seen from the castle walls.
A look down the 1950s foundry building, moments after sunset.
A tunnel between the outside gate and the courtyard shared by the barracks.
See http://www.thecarriedeer.com/ for details.
Cobbled walkways followed the assembly lines.
The roof compromised, rain water rolls down the main stairway.
The individual ovens are skinny to allow even and fast heating of the whole interior. Numbers are cut into signs because no paint could withstand the heat or corrosive emissions from the coking process.
I love the ghost sign across these two elevators, originally built as Superior Elevator. It’s looking pretty rough.