Two charmers, I’m sure. This area was a coal pit for the nearby power plant.
Four A.M. was the best time to be on the main assembly line. This was about shortly after most of the machinery was removed.
Safety signs decorated every floor, machine and, yes, door. This message spoke to me for reasons my coworkers will understand; suffice to say, I need to take this message to heart.
The boiler doors are beautiful, and feature the name of the smelter and mine company. If you like these, check my article on the Mitchell Yards of Hibbing, MN.
The pockmarked concrete sign of Substation #2 over the control room that faces the highway.
A sort of blender in a powder line building. The top vent had been removed, so leaves and light fall onto the teeth now.
Because painted signs would not hold up in this spot–in between four ovens that were literally hot enough to melt steel inside. Solution: Cut the pipe labels into the sheet metal. Seems to have worked.
“Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer and historian.
Sidewalks to a boarded barracks, each making the other obsolete in the night.