The fantastic Art Deco portico over the main entrance to the concourse.
I love the ‘hats’ on the top of the SWP-4 headhouse. FP-100C.
While squatting in the power plant a very powerful storm moved over unforgettable, throwing blasts of lightning across the countryside. The plant got a direct hit, in fact, and the sound of the boom reverberating through the turbine hall is something unforgettable.
This might have been part of the Pioneer Pellet Plant. It looks to be a ball mill, which pulverizes ore by spinning it with thousands of ball bearings.
Observing War City in the midst of an electric storm. This photo is lit almost entirely by lightning.
The end of the new elevator. Line of bird droppings follow the fire sprinkler pipes and wires in the room.
Fermenters and mixing tanks fill this brewing room. The lighting is all natural, and is partially owed to a crumbling wall letting the sunset blast the interior in almost perfect profile.
Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
An open porthole to let the history dry out a bit… note the giant anchor chains disappearing through the hole in the floor, where the rest of the length is stored. The line on the right side is stretched tight because it’s one of the cables securing the boat to shore. All this equipment is steam-powered.