Cracked gauges have a certain quality that hearkens to movies, I think. One can imagine the gauges going off the scales before dramatically cracking, throwing glass right at the camera. This damage, however, is unfortunate vandalism.
2006. A section of the third floor that has changed a lot over the years. Compare to 2015 shot.
Algae grows where water flows/From the sawtooth roof/To the mines below/The sun climbs high/But is in no one’s eyes/A wall alone crumbles/It was no suprise
The only thing that signals that this was an office building, rather than another production floor, is the small amount of wood paneling that remains.
These machines are at least 100 years old.
A colorful boiler is a happy boiler! RotoGrate systems remove ashes from the boiler firebox by revolving the bottom of the system to let the fly ash drop into a hopper. This greatly increases boiler efficiency.
The machine shop today.
At an abandoned train repair shop.
A skyway 100 feet above this office crumbled one day. This is what happened when those two met. High-impact love.