The stairs that connect the breakwater and light station (Leica M6/Kodak Ektar).
When you’re incoming’s piling up with paint chips, what’s one to do? Call in a sick?
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.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
For some time, Purina ran a feed service out of the elevator. Inside and outside were signs of its past presence.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure.
A depiction of historic Liège, known for its rivers and hills.
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.