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.
Easier-to-demolish parts of the power plant were torched apart. Catwalks to nowhere meant lots of dead ends.
One of the machines left over in the underground magnetic separation plant.
Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past.
Like many mill-style buildings of the time, the Twohy’s loading doors (in this case, the delivery wagon doors) opened to an elevator shaft. This design cut down on loading time, as long as the elevator was operational. Of course, if it was otherwise occupied, there could be no traffic through the exterior doors!
‘Consumers Brewery’ set in the brewhouse staircase.
Much of the mill is wooden–even the larger chutes.
One of the large barracks. All of them are overgrown like this.
Worm in the path of raw ore where it would be dumped from rock cars into the silo below.
Between lines of Number Sixes right after sun rose behind them. This photo shows how extremely lush the grounds are that make getting around in some places impossible.