2015. Water damage hastens the decay of the annex and its stage. Every time I visit this room, the chairs are in different places. Kodak Portra 400 in a Voigtlander Bessa.
A side door on the rear of the castle that let guests out into a small stone courtyard below a tall turret.
Outside the Chateau, where the fuel oil tank blocks the chapel.
Hanging over the crane cab, looking over at the trane-sized doors below. The steel beam tracing the left wall is the support for the gantry crane this photo was taken from.
The engine room.
The office building was fancy compared to the utilitarian factory behind it. My favorite part was the logo crown.
One of the pair of motors that powered this mine shaft. In the 1950s, this shaft was designated a rescue shaft, and was only maintained for emergencies. One reason that Cheratte built Shaft 3 nearby was because these motors and infrastructure did not have the capacity that the giant mine below called for.
Wide stairs between the ground, the mine shaft, and the dry house.
The power lines follow the street, down to the mineshaft. Everything revolved around the mine, it seemed.