Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.
From the bottom of the skyway I looked back, my eyes tracing the vines from the marsh up the smokestacks to the perfect Midwestern sky.
One of the few windows that escaped steel plating the last time the hospital was sealed tight to let nature roam within.
The turbine hall sported a beautiful Whiting gantry crane.
The control room for Manitoba Pool Elevator #3 was the most modern of any I saw in Thunder Bay. Apparently, 25 men were working on the day this elevator shut down.
With an office like this, the ones food begins to taste more and more like nachos.
This building would store and maintain warheads. It was right next to the launch pad, but the two were separated by a high mound.
A dead work truck rusts near an outbuilding. Everything is marked with a code. Modernity.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.
Looking at ADM-1 from beside ADM-4, back when ADM-4 had a train shed and ADM-1 had a skyway. In the thick woods beneath the skyway was a long time homeless camp… most of its residents were very friendly.