On the left you can see one of the later air shafts for the mine below, which allowed for natural air exchange with the main production areas of the coal mine. That is to say, there were no fans blowing fresh air down below.
The underside of the dock seemed almost like a cathedral to industry with vaulted ceilings.
A door covered in pen graffiti.
A retrofitted dust collector stands out from the geometry of the roofline.
The offices for the Five Roses elevator have long been boarded. To the left you can see the Manitoba Pool Elevator slogan, “Service at Cost”, meaning they would not make profit off farmers and dues.
Between the catwalks of Furnace 6, the molted ore would flow through the chute.
Mitchell Avenue, the main drag of a ghost town. Traces of asphalt and curbs are barely visible through patches of grass. In the old plan of the town, Mitchell Hotel would be to my direct left in this scene, and about 10 houses would flank this street to the left and right.
Looking at the Broadway from across Broadway, a beautiful Buffalo day. Note the glazed terra cotta facade–and the signs of fire damage from the first floor.
It’s like a piece of paper that’s been written on and rewritten, until you can’t read what the original message was.