This wide skyway connected two of the inner factory buildings, where parts would have to be transported to keep the operation moving, which is why it is much wider than other bridges in the plant.
One of my favorite visual feature of grain elevators, especially big ones, is how they repeat.
Chester Creek’s lower sections change, demarking decades of change for Superior Street.
I love when moss grows indoors… one of the little pleasures of exploring abandonments.
Between the gauges for the power plant boilers and the steam pump flywheels.
A natural stone floor in Brewery Creek’s upper path has been worn smooth.
A mix of brick and stone construction where the stock house meets the cellars. The caves brought well water to the brewery and drained the refuse away, and the various sewer connections are visible here and tell the story of the company’s expansion above.
The working end of the blast furnace, where molten metal would flow like lava out of the furnace… a process called ‘tapping’.