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.
I found out some of my friends were going to be married while I was on top of Gold Medal one evening while it was snowing.
The the left, the nitrating line in War City. To the right, War City’s sole suburb, Charlestown, IN.
The entrance to the area where staff could sleep.
This part of the workhouse was sheathed in fiberglass, but now you can see its insides from a mile away.
Looking out of the top of the grain tower at Duluth.
The iconic outline of a prairie sentinel. Quintessential rural industrial architecture.
Inside the towering offices, Firestone-colored staircases connect senseless rows of wood-paneled offices.
The light next to this acid tank was perfect, thanks to a gaping hole in the roof.