Shadows of the skylights form a backdrop for rust-welded machines.
This is the crane that would be used to lower extra-heavy bits of copper ore into the fire of the furnace.
Ava between ammo warehouses and railroads.
A gymnasium, if I recall. The last building before the road dead-ends.
The entry point for the painting shed on the top floor. Cars would have a few feet in between them before they entered. Separate sheds would prime and add color.
A sharp turn in the coatings department twists the steel out of sight.
A brewmaster’s desk leans beside a long-disused stainless steel kettle. The staircase above goes to another level of kettles, which are visibly older.
One of the cupola air intakes, rattled loose by the demolition downstairs, hangs stranded on the second floor. You can see that the floor I’m standing on in this picture used to extend all the way to the right wall. The blue paint on the wall made the climb absolutely worth it.
One of the prettier Humphry Manlifts in Minneapolis, in my opinion.