From a distance (here, Union Yards), you can still see ARMOUR spelled out on the smokestack in white brick.
Steam pipes squirm around the stacks.
While the stokers are gone, the pipes bringing pulverized coal down were left.
Platforms and abandoned outbuildings, as seen in 2005.
Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown is in the distance, past the gas storage tank.
The Cross of Loraine served as the international symbol of tuberculosis; it was traditional to find these on sanatorium smokestacks like this, which was part of the old steam plant, behind the Refractory.
The approach to Dock 4 is long demolished, so it is only accessible when the lake freezes.
The left building is active, the right building is not, though both were built as Wilson Bros buildings. The skyway was rough, inside and out, but I liked the small gate in the bottom of it–it reminded me of a castle. Skyways like these were a fireproofing measure.