A bridge crosses the main street of the village; one that goes nowhere. Ambiguity intended.
Originally a bagging warehouse for Peavey, later this building was leased as storage and warehouse space. It was finally demolished around 2010.
One of the cupola air intakes, rattled loose by the demolition downstairs, hangs stranded on the second floor. You can see that the floor I’m standing on in this picture used to extend all the way to the right wall. The blue paint on the wall made the climb absolutely worth it.
Observing War City in the midst of an electric storm. This photo is lit almost entirely by lightning.
Wood brick floors reduced noise and vibration, making the work environment safer and keeping the superstructure intact. Too bad people like to pile these up and set them on fire on the weekends. With 3.5 million sqft, though, it’s not exactly running out…
The water tower no doubt made good scrap after it hit the ground.
It was a strange choice, although I appreciate it, for the firm reusing the shops to brick up the doorways while leaving the doors.
Vents in the boards over the windows helps prevent mold and animals from getting too crazy inside.
Gloves hang in the basement of the former quality assurance labs.