In the mid-2000s, Peavey sealed the spaces between their Electric Steel Elevator bins. What they unwittingly created was a graffiti time capsule. “Impeach Bush”.
An emergency slide to help workers evacuate the blending house in an emergency.
This big rusty sphere hides behind the incomplete 5-stack.
When the building switched souls from booze to bread, these contraptions were mounted across the brewhouse floors… they’re not for hops, either.
A rusting disconnect gangway. The smokestack is for a boiler, if I recall.
This is one of my favorite images of the year because of the color, light and textures. Someone told me once that the medium of photographers is not film or digital sensors, but rather shadows. This photo is evidence of that.
Steam pipes squirm around the stacks.
The command building and a coolant tank. In the distance, rain and hail pound Wyoming dirt.
Levers and indicators to control and track the path of mine cars moving up and down the mine shaft. Note the mine depth indicators would trace paper… this is because the steel cables stretch out over time, so the line length changes with the years.