Isabella A (left) and B (right) were built in 1910 and 1913, respectively.
Some warnings on the older battery which was visibly older than its eastern counterpart. This set of batteries had no railing between the side of the ovens and a long drop onto railroad tracks… I like this picture because it shows the effects of the heat and corrosive gasses on the area around the ovens.
In the grungy control room, I found a little slice that was never graffitied.
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
The bits with handles are the filters with screens of different sizes. Larger grain particles would be stopped at the top for further reduction via the mills, while the powder at the bottom would be run through another bolter–one of the refinement stages in flour production.
This bridge over Eagle River is beautiful.
It’s never a good sign when the windows are boarded from the inside.
Behind the main shaft is this familiar industrial sight… a running count of days since the last injury.