Beautiful details in the plaster moulding have been preserved by the sheer height of this room between the cathedral and auditorium.
A super-shallow depth of field shot on the Leica Summilux.
The common rooms bulge out of the institutional geometry of the wards.
I am not sure what this machine does, but I have a hunch that it husks and cleans the sugar beets as they come into the plant. It is certainly the biggest single piece of equipment in any of the mills.
A simple porcelain fountain in the original brewhouse. The water fountain, no doubt, is not original.
A quick vertical panorama taken on my back at the sweet spot of a great summer sunset. On the skylight is the torch-cut catwalk that used to link the outside of the smokestacks that vented the cupolas.
When the factory’s production line was up for auction, many parts were removed, crated and labeled with big painted numbers to ease their removal by buyers. Not everything sold, however, so not one dark corner of the factory seems without a pile of dislocated industrial junk.
You can see why so few products had bright packaging. If the can here was brown, you’d never see it in a dark wood cabinet.
I was squatting overnight in one of the buildings and woke up with the sunrise. This is what I woke up to.