The sign that greets visitors to the ghost town of Colmor. Nothing says ‘welcome’ like birdshot.
Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks.
The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.
A side view showing the extreme structural damage to what I believe is the Masonic Cottage. I honestly cannot unravel how some of this was done, unless the local armory is missing a 4″ canon and some cartridge shot.
In the Lime House, the sunset picked-up the last light of day to make this image. Lime is used in the beet sugar refinement process to reduce the acidity of the beet juice mixture.
This is the former air compressor house–one of them, at least–which turned steam power into air power to drive machinery across the production line.
Ladders crawl the back of the signs. Graffiti writers’ right of passage.
In the middle of Electric Steel, dust collector vents cross-cross out of sight.