Rebar Fall Guards A look straight down into the chutes were taconite pellets would dump into the dock hoppers. Rebar was a safety measure to keep workers from being buried alive, were they to slip into the holes. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, grates, heights, rebar, squares, steel, tracks... Part of the plant has been reused as a scrap metal yard. A huge steam pipe snakes between catwalks, through the floors, and toward the condensers, so the water could be recovered and reused. A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers. Empty, 2013. A warped mirror in the rock crusher at the rear of the complex. The city has taken steps to prevent the curious and the desperate from going into the elevators, including piling rocks against the doors and windows. I wonder when fluorescent lighting was added. Too big to be scrapped, to simple to be auctioned. It waited for the demo crews and demo cranes to arrive. The new steel door of the diesel car shops, built in 1948 and used through the 1960s, as seen from the service pit. On the top of the photograph you can see the exhaust vent.