It is unclear whether this area was for coal dumping or ore dumping, though the huge dents in the steel plating suggests the latter.
Since this picture was taken, the roof has totally collapsed in this area.
An open mine cars waits to be lowered back into Eagle Mine in front of the rust-locked modern mine shaft in the middle of Gilman.
This building was responsible for storing and drying the barrels. Compare right.
Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown is in the distance, past the gas storage tank.
Aluminum spools replaced their wooden counterparts, later in the factory’s history.
Although it’s difficult to spot at first, there is a traveling mini crane down the way about the three windows. This was installed to service all of the fabrication machines that would be in this section.
Blast Furnace 7 as seen from the ore yard. Imagine running up those stairs through blast furnace smoke.
Snow weight collapsed this section of McKee… the newest section. The brick buildings always outlive cheap metal ones.