Each room is painted a different hue, so the light reflecting into the hallway carries those colors. The blue padding on the left is for one of the padded rooms…
I wish I had the equipment then that I have now… I look back at these 10-year-old pictures and can’t ignore all the grain.
Dominion was acquired by UGG, which designated the elevator ‘M’. Their offices still have safety signage.
Giant ingredient hoppers stand on a concrete floor covered in peeled paint.
Kansas is known for tornados. Think ‘Wizard of Oz’. That, considered with the fact that the workers were surrounded by bombs and bomb making materials called for lots of earthen shelters, just in case.
No, it’s not your Mac’s desktop, it’s a beautiful Lake Superior night. Taken from near the former Pittsburgh and Reading Anthracite Plant. You can see the frame that used to hold the lifeboat that was auctioned in 2006 to the left of the Pilot House.
This side of the mill, which abuts the Great Miami River, is much older than the other side of B Street. You can tell it went through many revisions.
One of the oldest buildings had a wide central staircase with well worn steps. They were utilitarian and beautiful.
The main shaft’s cable spooled with bird castings belies the fact that lives used to dangle from its steel-wound strength. Arrows on the circles would indicate the mine level the cars were currently at.