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. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, grates, heights, rebar, squares, steel, tracks... Graffiti by a crew member of the Algolake. Between the repair shops and the stock department is this odd little structure. No, the walls are not level–it’s not your eyes. The shops slope left, the structure slopes right. A bank of vertical filing cabinets, probably dating to National Guard days. Squinting from the top floor through the skyway, one can feel small, like they’re in a heavy industrial dollhouse. Identical warehouses seem a little newer than the rest of the plant. I suspect these were added in the mid-1950s for the Korean War, during which about 200 buildings were added to the complex. Because Oshkosh is close to Green Bay, the Packers are very popular there. Everywhere in the plant there were traces of ‘Cheese Head’ culture. Beautiful belt wheels above the grain cribs. Getting to the spot where this was taken is now impossible, and I don’t know whether these remain or not anymore. The texture of the cracking poured concrete ore pocket is somewhere between stone and driftwood. The dredge is divided into four levels. The top level has controls for the tailings boom and, when it was there, the bucket excavator.