A panorama of the Shipping/Receiving building on the northeast end of the block. In the old days this would be facing the ‘Dry Dock Hotel’, a boarding house owned by the company, presumably for the use of the men having their boats repaired here.
Looking at the casting floor from the roof. In the distance are the copulas where molten metal was poured.
…out of our depth.
Somewhere there was a hoe left on the ground. Given that we had read articles about photographers being mugged around the abandoned projects, we felt it wouldn’t hurt to carry this around. I am glad we did; it made a great musical drumstick against the warped Wheeler Rec Center floor.
Taken as I drove out of Silverton, CO. One of my favorite landscapes of 2015. Want a print? Email me!
One of the clusters of elevators. Doors would open on both sides so that vehicles could be moved through them if necessary. There is only one set of stairs in the whole building.
The winch that hauled the sea leg, a decide to unload grain from waiting boats and barges.
Ruined cars abandoned in the generator hall, long after its namesake was scrapped.
The historic entrance of the mill, alongside the (relatively) new Great Western offices.