Fake Fact: The term ‘stovetop hat’ was coined by Island Station’s architect while trying to explain why he wanted to put the steel chimney on the station. ‘Live Here’ was part of the advertising when the building was host to artist lofts. They weren’t kidding.
Daisy Mill could accept shipments from water, rail, and truck at one time. Now everything comes and goes by rail.
A cloud moves across the attic in front of the window. How? A photographer’s secret.
A window for light and air pokes above the big arch in the hallway. Most of the interior ceilings were broad brick archways.
A wide view of the poor house. Look at the smokestack and elevator shaft, which show the former roofline.
Camera: Pentax 67.
A diesel crane and conveyor belt tripper are the major pieces of equipment that dominate the dock.