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.
In this old repair shop, vines fall from the rotting roof to meet mossy concrete. Even though it had been dry for days, water dripped in from the roof to make permanent puddles between workstations. It was full of color and sound and industry and nature.
A multi-family home with an attic bedroom. The staircase was unstable, to say the least.
You can see almost ever level of the factory from this spot.
The sun shining through one of the buildings; everything was overgrown.
This building is now being used to grow fish.
A bunk room, minus the bunks.
This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.