Sunbeams under the sintering belt. Support cradles for the wires crossing the factory are falling down.
A close-up look at the distressed, but beautiful, staircase in the brewhouse.
The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
Admin, 2005. This is the only good picture I took of the Administration Tower before a lightning strke ignited its roof. Now a metal cap keeps the water out of the most iconic building at the Kirkbride.
The old gate sign, leaned against one of the terminal elevators.
Old parts catalogs litter the floor. The office overlooks empty shelves. Graffiti glue peeling paint in place.
When I revisited the mine in 2013, the hoists were scrapped and sitting by the road.
The bricks routinely fell from the walls, like seeds falling from trees. On a smaller scale, new walls grew from the floors.
This sawtooth roof collapsed months later under the weight of an early snow.