I revisited the mill years after my documentary. Now it is even more destroyed and surrounded by new fences.
Much of the mill is wooden–even the larger chutes.
Shag carpet is fabulous, and I hope it makes a comeback.
A decaying door of the Medical Director for the unit. Because this is from one of the outbuildings and not Administration, I doubt that this was the Medical Director of Norwich State Hospital’s office.
A long exposure panorama of Electric Steel and Kurth from the roof of Russell Miller B, days before it was demolished.
The headquarters for the plant was in the middle of it. It’s abandoned but well preserved–a strange sight in Gary, Indiana.
My first view of the tunnel was in the dead of winter. In spite of being in the middle of the forest, it was totally silent. Mamiya GA645 / Kodak Pro 400
A different kind of tree fort.
In the corner of most of the factory floors, freight elevators flanked restrooms to leave more central space for machines and their masters.