Demolition crews got a taste of this 5-story power plant and decided to take a month-long smoke break. Here’s the bite.
Looking out of Kurth Malt a the neighbors–the silos past Electric Steel are those of the Froedert Malt Company, now gone.
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 bridge crosses the main street of the village; one that goes nowhere. Ambiguity intended.
The light masts are there, but it looks like the cables that stretched across the dock with the actual lights have fallen down.
There isn’t an unbroken window in the entire historic complex as of 2013.
Bayard Sugar Mill, as seen from the old power plant
Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
Asbestos rope isn’t something you can buy at Home Depot anymore, but it’s fire and heat resistant stuff; great for industrial work, like in a sugar mill.