Taking a midwinter hike in Cramer after a blizzard and ice storm was my idea. Do my friends seem upset to you? Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
Looking across at the Cargill elevator.
Looking from one workhouse at another, with the other residents of Mill Hell falling into place as the distance grows. Across the rail yard you can see Froedert Malt elevator and Calumet.
It was obvious which parts of the hospital were the newest, by their relative utter self destruction. It’s comforting to the Cubical Dwellers, I think, to know that as soon as the power and plumbing are disconnected that all hell will break loose and dismantle their suspended ceilings, drywall boxes and fluorescent suns in no time at all.
35mm Film, Expired. An abandoned swath of NAD is landlocked by soybean fields.
Solvent pumping buildings, designed to explode upwards rather than outwards in an emergency, are forgotten near the milkweed.
One of the cupola air intakes, rattled loose by the demolition downstairs, hangs stranded on the second floor. You can see that the floor I’m standing on in this picture used to extend all the way to the right wall. The blue paint on the wall made the climb absolutely worth it.
When the Mitchell project is complete, I’ll miss the textures on the face of the boiler.