Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
One of the old cooperage buildings is largely unchanged from when it was built. The raised section of the building houses a crane.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
Police tape marks were kids got hurt in the past… probably from falling from the unstable catwalk above.
Showering red-hot coke fresh from the furnaces near the Coal Tower (in the back) was the Quenching Tower’s duty (front).
On the upper floors where the sunlight is yellow–the color of flour dust, once exposed to the elements.
The basement of the asylum was a strange place. Take, this fireplace, for instance, in an otherwise barren room. Random cinderblock (left) has created a little room behind the fireplace. To round out the strangeness, a toilet was plumbed into the middle of the space. Note the stone foundations.
Two of the remaining four towers in the projects. Throughout our time there we saw and heard squatters inside and chose not to go in. What do you call a smart choice made in the midst of a dumb choice? There should be a word for that.
The beeping never stopped. The robots never slept, not even when they were unplugged. It was a nightmare.