The shaft house, where hydraulic steel doors allowed or denied entry into the mine shaft. Overhead is a light and alarm. If it sounds, the mine is being evacuated, and you best not go in and best stay the hell out of the way. Locals dump tires here, now.
A simple porcelain fountain in the original brewhouse. The water fountain, no doubt, is not original.
One of the storage bunkers was cracked open. I wonder how effective this heavy door would actually be… I expect, not very.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
A train idles beside the Calumet offices. Pentax 67 Medium Format
It was a strange choice, although I appreciate it, for the firm reusing the shops to brick up the doorways while leaving the doors.
The generator room was state of the art when it was installed, allowing the complex to use motors and electric lighting ahead of its competitors.
To run new gutters through the building, some of the plaster walls of the Chateau had to be smashed through.
A dead work truck rusts near an outbuilding. Everything is marked with a code. Modernity.