The pitch of the roof is more typical for areas with lots of snow—not the border of Ohio and Kentucky. So, I assume this roofline accommodated some equipment inside for trains—note the tracks.
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.
Looking through Workhouse A from the top of a silo.
Kurth looks toward the city that forgot it.
Above my head while taking this picture was the seal of the Department of the Interior.
The only door into a large windowless concrete room, probably a storage bin. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
Trees like masks.
The rear of the complex shows the more than 100 year old workhouse–still working! I do not know if the tanks are original to the 1901 elevator, but I suspect so.
At night the city lights blast through the broken windows, casting crazy colors through the off-white interior of the mill.