“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
Shadows of distant power lines are carried to the concrete by street lights.
The ’59’ is just a reference to that work station. Unfortunately the scrappers beat me to this machine–there was not much left besides the 2-ton shell and this control panel.
Water at the bottom of the silo was perfectly clear.
On the upper floors where the sunlight is yellow–the color of flour dust, once exposed to the elements.
A light-painted portrait of one of the few remaining carts that moved everything from fresh eggs to soiled laundry through the tunnels.
Looking from the mill at the old transfer elevator’s steel tanks.
Some small candles light one of the few surviving tunnels that once linked buildings on the campus with the steam plant. In winter, it was common for patients to be transported through these to avoid the cold, and during the Cold War these served as nuclear fallout shelters.
Standing between pockets 1 and 2. You brought hearing protection, right?