Kansas is known for tornados. Think ‘Wizard of Oz’. That, considered with the fact that the workers were surrounded by bombs and bomb making materials called for lots of earthen shelters, just in case.
Archeologists believe the great house on the mesa was rebuilt shortly before it was abandoned in the 13th Century AD. Tri-X 400 Film, haphazardly self developed.
The ‘working’ part of the furnaces are about a story above ground level, so the catwalks snake above the tree line.
The common rooms bulge out of the institutional geometry of the wards.
Note that the back of Stockhouse #4 is missing. A year later, Fermentation was on the ground too.
One of the generators, weeks before it was taken apart to be shipped to another power plant somewhere else.
Saskatchewan Wheat Pool #4 looks rough these days. You can tell how high the children of Thunder Bay can throw a rock.
The Osborn Block (front) and the Twohy (rear) at sunset. In the distance, you can almost make out Globe Elevators. One of my favorite photos of 2013.