No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.
Looking down a manlift on the ore dock side of the elevator. It’s a belt-less belt-o-vator!
A ‘Hot Metal Car’ that would transport molten steel across the ‘Hot Metal Bridge’ from the furnaces to the mills.
The neon lighthouse, seen from the top of one of the silos.
One level below where the cotton was nitrated, the fumes must have been powerful. This floor had several massive ventilation fans in its walls.
Spots of yellow gravel mark gold mines with nothing left on the surface. Is this one of the drainage pipes?
Either the company was pulling parts from this evaporator to use as parts for other plants, or the last thing the workers did was to get this machine ready for the next campaign. Either way, plans changed.
Pocket door and light switches in the upper control room, at the top of the spiral staircase.
My favorite time to be in the brewery was sunrise. That’s the kind of light that made the brewhouse glow.
Tunnels interconnected all of the complex, carrying power, steam, laundry and food throughout the hospital. This is a typical causeway that would have been very busy when the hospital was operating. In some places, signs still point to defunct areas of the hospital.