The rust garden’s brick centerpiece contrasts the muted winter Kentucky palette.
Pocket door and light switches in the upper control room, at the top of the spiral staircase.
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.
2004. Machine Shop Loft.
A long exposure in the wind, lit by airport lights.
Standing next to the now-demolished records room.
A dead belt-o-vator.
The porcelain hoops guided the silk threads through the device.
The wrought iron staircase for what was the Consumer’s Brewery Brew House, as indicated by very fine cast landings with the company logo. The staircase is in bad condition; someone had run a forklift or something similar into the bottom in addition to copious vandalism and water damage. Holes in the floor, like in the upper-right corner indicate where stainless steel kettles used to be before they were scrapped.