Counter-weighted ore cars alternately filled and emptied to feed Furnace 7. Honestly, though, the corner-mounted cranes are sexier in my opinion. Note the trees growing from the stacks.
The first 800 or so feet of the tunnel is finished with reinforced concrete. The test is raw stone. This is the spot where it switches. Side note: nailing this shot on film is one of my proudest light-painted moments.
Old parts catalogs litter the floor. The office overlooks empty shelves. Graffiti glue peeling paint in place.
One thing that struck me as a midwesterner in the South was the vines. They seem to be able to completely cover a building when left alone for a few decades.
A bridge crosses the main street of the village; one that goes nowhere. Ambiguity intended.
Halfway up the coal conveyor, covered in coal dust… black streaks of snot. Starting to get good.
Looking toward a void–formerly a hallway to the mineshaft–now a hole in the ground.
Because Oshkosh is close to Green Bay, the Packers are very popular there. Everywhere in the plant there were traces of ‘Cheese Head’ culture.