Shuttered windows on the side of one of the collapsing bonded warehouses.
The layout and design of the buildings reminded me strongly of a brewery or distillery. To the right you can see some of the retrofits by the first lumber company to buy the buildings, in the 1970s.
A shuttered house at the end of the block doesn’t even have boards on it anymore.
A midwestern jungle surrounds the meat packing plant.
The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map!
Heavy industrial looks good in cotton candy pink.
The hospital was surrounded by walking paths that crisscrossed the front green, as it was called. Part of Kirkbride’s plan was to have ample opportunities for exercise outdoors–fresh air, especially cold fresh air, was thought to have curative properties.
“The fresh snow mixed indistinguishably from the ashes of the half-demolished power plant.”
The bricks are decaying at different rates at this corner, making it especially colorful.