The only door into a large windowless concrete room, probably a storage bin. Kodak Portra 160/Mamiya 6.
No wonder the factory shut down; everyone was scheduled to work 9 to 5 and the clock’s broken! (In all seriousness, this is/used to be a beautiful timepiece, especially for a utilitarian factory like this.
Chester Creek takes many such sliding dives where it empties into Lake Superior.
Next to the pit in the maintenance shop is “The Wall”… where rail workers wrote about interesting happenings at Shoreham.
An abandoned news stand between the concourse and ticket booths. This is one of my favorite pictures from the 2000s.
Worm in the path of raw ore where it would be dumped from rock cars into the silo below.
Because of the dangers of storing the materials to make explosives as well as the explosives themselves, there were earthen bunkers all across the plant like this.
Standing next to the now-demolished records room.
This picture is lit by a direct lightning strike of the building. It’s impossible to describe the feeling of being in this giant open building the moment it channeled an electric explosion into the earth.