Fabrication – (C)SUBSTREET The machine shop today. Similar Images ...based on the tags: black&white, collapsing, doors, roofless, windows... “Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian. This is one of the more private rooms in the old section of the hospital. It likely only accommodated one patient. And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”) A little catwalk gives access to the most important gauges in the building. Behind them are huge vents and fans. I bet it got steamy in here. A pipe bracket seems to have rusted off of the ceiling. A jankey ladder leads to a platform over a wooden tank. Here’s hoping my usage contributes to jankey being accepted into the dictionary! Thanks, lexicographers. In the bottom of a creek, an antique children’s wheelchair is buried in grass, where someone threw it. Wooden leg braces suggest this dates to the 1950s. Someone had helped themselves to one of the safety posters before my visit. When not running 24 hours a day during a campaign, the plant was being repaired. Every sugar mill has a large shop and parts room for those times.