The west portal of the tunnel is open, and if it wasn’t for the rough track, I would think by looking at it that a train could be coasting up behind me any moment. Mamiya 6/Portra 160
The bottom area of the smokestacks house storage spaces. The windows of these rooms that were never completed line up perfect.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
I really like the way this high-ceilinged room is decaying. Well, decayed. It’s demolished now.
The headquarters for the plant was in the middle of it. It’s abandoned but well preserved–a strange sight in Gary, Indiana.
Copper poured from this furnace and was cast by the autocaster on the right into billets.
The building on the right was where parts not assembled onto vehicles would be set in crates for shipment.
There’s a roof problem above the surgical suite.
The pigeons and raccoons have no use for these, so they will sit empty until snow or fire removes them by force.