The porcelain hoops guided the silk threads through the device.
This big rusty sphere hides behind the incomplete 5-stack.
This is one of my favorite doorways (yes, I have favorites) for a few reasons: 1.) You can see how the once-arched door has been squared-off for rectangular doors to fit; 2.) you can see one complete historic door and one ruined door, and the chain that used to hold them together before someone kicked-out the security, and; 3.) I like the texture of the bricks and design of the radiators in the room beyond–the blacksmith shop. Just do.
As if they were planning to move the furniture out of the hospital, it all sits in the main hallway in the ground floor.
A high-ceilinged room where kegs would be delivered for cleaning, before they were refilled with fresh booze.
The control room was used through the mid-1990s as the plant was used to stabilize the power grid.
This is where the lime would spill out.
The most pointless, beautiful and nuclear-bomb-proof catwalk I’ve been on to date. It goes between two high levels in its own bottom-lit concrete capsule in the center of the tallest, thickest building. Hang on, we’re riding this one out.
This is an elevator to move mine car loads of sand to the surface for cleaning and eventually glass production. Below is a flooded equipment vault. In front and behind is a loop through the larger tunnels in the mine. The horizontal braces supported electric cables for the mine carts.