Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front).
Giant chunks of cooled slag form an island near Mud Lake.
The overgrown offices serve no one at this former Federal Elevator in Snowflake, MB.
The playground used to be near the school which is now in ruins.
Before the clouds broke, I snapped this profile of the dumping control room and its spiral staircase. These are the colors that I dream in.
Mitchell Avenue, the main drag of a ghost town. Traces of asphalt and curbs are barely visible through patches of grass. In the old plan of the town, Mitchell Hotel would be to my direct left in this scene, and about 10 houses would flank this street to the left and right.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
The mill was powered, in part, by water flowing through turbines under it. After the flow worked the industrial heart of the flour mill, it was exit to the Mississippi here.
Judging by the bed, this room was used by employees in its later years.