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I have photos of single ladle loads of different types. But
every once in a great while you might
see something like this photo shows! :-D
On 12/22/2020 2:13 PM, Gatwood, Elden J SAD wrote:
went back into my photos, and yes, these are charging
ladles. From their size, they are for a full-size
steel-making facility. My guess is USS Gary Works.
do appear to have those cross tie-downs that make good
are not the ladles you’d see in an open hearth complex, but
more likely an electric arc or basic oxygen process (BOP)
shop, due to the need to charge the furnace direct from
these large ladles.
do not see refractory in the ladles (also a great freight
car load), so they can’t be modeled with some of the steel
hobby models that already have it installed.
no one does a ladle load like this is beyond me. These are
a MUST for anyone modeling a RR or branch serving a steel