Looking at ADM-Delmar #4, #1 and Kurth from the Meal Storage Elevator at sunset on one of the warmer days of December. Note the graffiti “United Crushers” that gave the big elevator its common name among locals. Also, Harris Machinery is sitting in the lower-left corner, awaiting word of its next use.
A panorama from a basement room protected by an amphibian platoon, hand-painted by some National Guardsman from the past. I hope it gets preserved somehow…
A switch for the yard engines, now on the edge of the property where nobody will find it.
The bridge here moved workers between the dock, the approach tracks, and refueling buildings.
The average sugar mill in 1915 consumed about 11,000 acres of sugar beets
The Big Dipper brought its friends into view, and the best seat is 80-feet up.
The “Inner-Urban Jawbreaker,” a one-of-a-kind, salty-but-sweet remnant of a bygone heavy-industrial period in this area’s history. A time when the walls were whole and the floors were clean, in other words, a time when people made things other than photographs inside the never ending corridors and factory floors.
The powerplant was roughly in the middle of the rail works.
Typical New Mexico ranch fencing. The power lines follow the rails between Springer and Wagon Mound.