A photo from the early 2000s before the conveyors were scrapped.
Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front).
I’ll remember the neon glow fondly.
Looking at the top of the Washburn Crosby elevator from a mirrored window in the Guthrie Theater.
What time is it?
One of the older buildings on the site, this is an old power house that provided electricity to the plant. I spent some time walking around it and believe it was fired with coal gas but had a diesel backup installed later.
Noontime light, long criticized for the boring shadows it grants photographers, comes into its own sometimes.