At the extreme eastern end of the plant is a bank of modern concrete silos. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
One evening I spent an hour lighting tea candles through the tunnels below the elevator. It was a magical transformation.
Because there’s no Port-a-John underground.
In case of fire, workers on higher floors would take the emergency slides to escape.
A bird near the old schoolyard.
Taken from under the headframe.
On the left you can see one of the later air shafts for the mine below, which allowed for natural air exchange with the main production areas of the coal mine. That is to say, there were no fans blowing fresh air down below.
Dr. Muchow’s offices stand near his ‘new’ mill, but they show evidence of vandalism.