This battlement-like tower is the first thing one sees coming to Old Taylor from Frankfort.
The east side of the boiler shop sported a platform with a control booth and heavy machine mounts. Note the door that replaces the lower section of stairs for explorers.
On the dark side of the workhouse at sunset, you can almost see where the walls used to be. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
The Tilston School,built in the late 1960s. In front of it is a memorial and model to the first schoolhouse. This building, however, has been turned into a kind of town dump. The classrooms are filled with mattresses and discarded tires and trash.
An elevator is reflected in the flooded footprint of Spencer & Kellogg. These trains are in storage for the winter.
This section retains water and is mostly shaded, so moss has found a way to live in the concrete.
The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
A diesel crane and conveyor belt tripper are the major pieces of equipment that dominate the dock.
Dead cars were parked permanently near the model farm. Perhaps it had an automotive program. After all, before they were ‘Indian Residential Schools’ they were ‘Indian Industrial Schools’.