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In 50mm 1.4, industrial, urbex by Robert Lussier1 Comment

By now, this old mill has gone quiet completely. When I was shooting there back in October, the business was in shut-down mode. The funky machines were slated for scrap (some were saved for posterity) and the big machines on the lower floor (like this one) were being dismantled. I’m pretty sure that, outside of …

Bolton Emerson Americas: Cradle

In industrial, lawrence by Robert LussierLeave a Comment

Once the iron bars that will become the “knives” of the pulping machines are forged in the oven, they are placed on this cradle and lowered into the vat of oil to be cooled. Moving them is a three man task. Related Images:

Bolton Emerson Americas: Control

In industrial, lawrence by Robert Lussier1 Comment

For today’s Machine Shop image, I focussed on this controller. I believe it controls one of the hydraulic booms that lifts material to and from the huge boring machines that line one side of the main building. The gigantic boring machines mill and grind, with precision, the really big parts of the pulping machines produced …