Conveyor Roofs One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat. Similar Images ...based on the tags: broken-windows, clones, machinery, pipes, rusty, skyways, vents, windows... This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace. Looking toward the old power house, right below one of its arteries. I love the ‘hats’ on the top of the SWP-4 headhouse. FP-100C. I like this picture because it shows some of the only unbroken windows at Packard. Under the monster and its teeth. Looking out the finishing end of the sintering plant at a network of torched-off catwalks through a maze of rust and asbestos. Paradise. The grand staircase with little balconies leaning over it. All the stone stairs are broken and graffiti marks every wall. Looking across the catwalk behind the ore chutes, when they were up, and at the top of the ore chutes during loading. The holes were for men to poke reluctant ore with long poles, with the hope that a lucky jab would let the load slide down into the boat below. Now they’re just traps.