The mill is one of the tallest buildings in the city. It’s too bad that the cupola with its big skylights and flagpole were removed.
After crushing, these machines would float lighter material to the surface of the water, where it would be skimmed and discarded. Gold and silver laden stone would sink to the bottom, where it was collected for the next stage of processing. Leica/Summilux 35/Ektar 100
This bay would host boxcars as workers would fill them with the fruits of the factory.
I wish I knew what has become of this great one-of-a-kind sign that used to brag how many days the Clyde Iron factory has gone without a serious accident. Update: It’s hanging in one of the smaller venue spaces behind the bar.
After Wilson Bros moved out, a furniture company moved in.
Looking up from the industrial courtyard.
I tried to hide the graffiti from my photos, but sometimes it wasn’t possible.
A side view of the oven pusher from the ground. The tallest coal bunker looks tiny in the distance, though on the scale of the factory it’s practically on top of me as I’m taking the picture.