One of the only remaining pieces of equipment in the distilling room is this green control panel on a bridge suspended in the middle of it all.
The sidewalks are littered with rocks.
This is the former air compressor house–one of them, at least–which turned steam power into air power to drive machinery across the production line.
Elevator B, used by a local farmer, stands behind an old farm truck at the edge of town.
Easier-to-demolish parts of the power plant were torched apart. Catwalks to nowhere meant lots of dead ends.
This bridge over Eagle River is beautiful.
In most places, it may seem off for there to be a tunnel door on the top floor of a building, but Ford was that kind of place. This door from the steam plant led into a skyway and tunnel that connected to the main assembly floor.
A splash of pink across an otherwise boring sign caught my eye in the old elevator.
Zachary Taylor’s very own Scottish castle, spring-side in the Kentucky backcountry. Boarded and waiting, but in surprisingly good condition, considering the decades. I especially love the tower on the right side of the frame.