Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks.
Energy conserving window plastic does no good when the doors are all open and the heat’s off.
Everything is texture.
In an old ward, two men would have shared this room.
A back-lit tree with the silhouette of a roof spire in the background.
The sexiest feature of Kurth is this steel arch over the silos on its south side. The manholes in the floor open to the silos directly, and flimsy grates might catch a hurried worker. Grates were removable so that workers could descend into the concrete tubes, so a few are missing today.
The old mill (right) and power plant (left) with the new mill behind them.
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.
This side of the mill, which abuts the Great Miami River, is much older than the other side of B Street. You can tell it went through many revisions.