Some of the internal staircases were fitted with cages that wound round down the stairs to deter suicidal patients from taking a dive.
A wimpy crane by most standards, only suitable for moving around parts of steam turbines.
Looking into the Pool 8 Annex from the original Ogilvie’s elevator.
Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant.
Pillars painted red indicated firefighting supplies. Fire was a very common enemy of early rail facilities, and many roundhouses burned down because of a combination of dry wood, hot, fire-breathing machinery and countless oil-saturated surfaces.
The control room for the whole of the plant. Sinterband here means one of the sintering lines. Temperatures, gasses, mixtures, speeds, and so on were centrally controlled here.
An engine on display outside the Montana Territorial Prison in Deer Lodge, MT. This was a typical electric locomotive used by The Milwaukee Road.
This wide skyway connected two of the inner factory buildings, where parts would have to be transported to keep the operation moving, which is why it is much wider than other bridges in the plant.
This is a 1956 furnace. It was used to forge wheels, casings, and parts for the axel shop.