Part of the grain drier system in ADM #1 crawls up the side of the building like a steel vine.
Looking out the finishing end of the sintering plant at a network of torched-off catwalks through a maze of rust and asbestos. Paradise.
The stairs of this elevator had their landings removed long ago to keep vandals grounded.
Some of the ruins are way off the beaten path… foundations of tank stands and pillars of buildings that never had walls or roofs.
Powdered coal would sit in these hoppers before they get mixed with water to make a slurry. Then the mixture is injected into the firebox and ignited to make a coal-powered flamethrower capable of boiling water very quickly.
The first step of the filtering process is being spun through this tube.
Note the wood and rubber wheels on this powder cart.
A one-of-a-kind installation in Armour’s otherwise gutted engine house.
The bricks are decaying at different rates at this corner, making it especially colorful.