The only way to get to the second floor–since demolition crews punched-out the staircases and ladders leading upwards–was to climb this elevator shaft. In the lower-left corner is a blower for the foundry furnaces.
Jef throws open the back door of an alley for the trailing photographers and historians.
In the nitrating house.
The largest extant structure when I visited.
Between the Old Crow and Old Taylor bonded warehouses are some of the fouled barrels, now the only ones left, which were left to rot in the elements. Nearby in a loading bay that has obviously been disused longer than the rest of the property, terra cotta roofing waits in crates.
I believe these hooks were meant for hanging filters to dry.
Model: Devan. Instagram: sextmachine
On the dark side of the workhouse at sunset, you can almost see where the walls used to be. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
In an era where smoking was ubiquitous and sexy, smoking stations had to be a part of the job, even at an explosives factory.